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Santa Clara Riverbed Brush Fire in Santa Clarita Contained, Arson Suspected

Authorities are searching for a possible arson suspect in the Santa Clara Riverbed brush fire that was quickly contained by firefighters Wednesday night.

Santa Clarita: Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a brush fire that was reported around 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in the area of the Santa Clara Riverbed at Valencia Boulevard and Bouquet Canyon Road. The fire grew to around three acres before it was contained around 8:30 p.m. Authorities are searching for a possible arson suspect. Key News contacted the Sheriff's Department that confirmed someone was detained for questioning, but not confirmed arrested. This news story will be updated if more information becomes available.

Oscar Sol Photojournalist, Key News Network