Santa Clarita: Around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, emergency responders received reports of a vegetation fire on the Southbound 14 Freeway near Via Princessa in Santa Clarita, according to Miguel Ornelas, a dispatch supervisor with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
When firefighters arrived on the scene, the fire, dubbed the Princess Fire, had been reported as a half-acre brush fire with light to medium fuels traveling uphill. The fire had spread to a full acre by 5:40 p.m., according to Ornelas.
No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened as of 5:45 p.m.
The Via Princessa onramp to the Southbound 14 was shutdown for an unknown duration as firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze, according to the California Highway Patrol information logs.