County firefighters are battling a first-alarm brush fire Sunday in Santa Clarita that has so far charred about five acres of grass, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
The blaze near the 17500 block of West Sierra Highway was reported some time after 2 p.m., fire officials reported.
The blaze began as a small brush fire burning just a quarter acre of grass, then quickly grew to five acres.
The department sent 115 ground personnel, four water-dropping helicopters and three aircraft to stem the tide of the flames, the department said. The progress of the fire has been stopped.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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