Fire burns at least 300 acres near Placerita Canyon Road – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Firefighters battle a brush fire that ignited near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

UPDATE 2:12 P.M.

One home has been lost in Disney Ranch.

UPDATE 1:56 P.M.

The fire has burned at least 300 acres.

Fire officials have confirmed hundreds of homes are threatened by the fire.

Sheriff’s officials have not made any evacuations at this time.

Fire is at rapid growth.

UPDATE 1:39 P.M.

Fire has burned eight acres and is less than an hour away from impacting Disney Ranch.

Four engines have been requested at Disney Ranch for structure protection.

Firefighters work to battle the fire that burned hundreds of acres in Santa Clarita on Sunday. Samie Gebers/The Signal

UPDATE 1:31 P.M.

The fire has burned at least three acres.

“It did jump the freeway, burning towards Disney Ranch,” said Captain Ron Haralson with L.A. County Fire.

No structures are immediately threatened.

The fire ignited after a car collided with a tree near Placerita Canyon Road.

Update 1:09 p.m.

A half acre fire was reported near Placerita Canyon Road and Highway 14, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The call was received by the fire department around 12:50 p.m.

Units are currently on scene handling the fire.

Firefighters battle a brush fire that ignited near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal
Firefighters battle a brush fire that ignited near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

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