A fire burning near Santa Clarita has led to the closure of a major highway on Friday morning.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted Friday morning saying the Tick Fire jumped the 14 Freeway. That has led to the closure of the 14 in both directions. It is closed northbound from Golden Valley and southbound from Escondido Canyon.
#TickFire *UPDATE* the Fire has jumped the 14 fwy. The 14 is closed in both directions, North bound from Golden Valley, South bound from Escondido Cyn. Additional evacuations are now in place South of 14 fwy east of Sand Cyn, north of Placerita Cyn.,west of Agua Dulce.— L.A. County Fire Department (@LACoFDPIO) October 25, 2019
There are now evacuations in place south of the 14 east of Sand Canyon, north of Placerita Canyon and west of Agua Dulce.
#TickFire LA County Firefighters will be operating throughout the night taking advantage of favorable evening weather conditions. Incident Commanders will conduct a press briefing at 9:30am at Central Park command post. 27150 Bouquet Cyn. Rd., Santa Clarita CA 91350 pic.twitter.com/BXp4jhqviC— L.A. County Fire Department (@LACoFDPIO) October 25, 2019