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UPDATED: Acton Fire At 80% Containment, 126 Acres Burned

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Wednesday, May 9,12:20 p.m.

Los Angeles County Fire is reporting 80 percent containment on the 126 acre fire that broke out around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Acton.

A single wide mobile home, outbuildings, two vehicles, and semi trailers loaded with cargo were damaged by the fire, according to Stephanie English, LA County Fire Community Services Liaison. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries and the mandatory evacuation has been lifted.  Roads are open and the Metrolink is 100 percent operational.

Tuesday, May 8, 8:49 p.m.

Los Angeles County Fire is reporting 40 percent containment on the 126 acre fire that broke out around 4pm Tuesday in Acton. According to their Twitter feed, "Crews still working on mop-up operations", which "will likely last into the night."

Incident Command has approved the resumption of Metrolink service through the affected fire area.

There are no mandatory evacuations in the area.

Soledad Canyon at Crown Valley Road remains closed.

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Tuesday, May 8, 4:59 p.m.

Fire has spread to 20 acres, with winds picking up. One structure is threatened. Three hundred personnel on scene with four helicopters overhead.

CHP reporting southbound Highway 14 shutdown at Crown Valley Road, no shutdown on the northbound lanes.

Tuesday, May 8, 4:48 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol the Metrolink has been stopped in the area.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is reporting a three acre, three alarm fire at the  4700 block of Crown Valley Road and Arrastre Canyon. Fire officials say the fire began just before 4 p.m. There are structures in the area, but none are currently being threatened. Officials say there is "not a big wind" as they try to contain the fire.

 

More details to come...