16-acre brush fire burns near 14 Fwy in Newhall

NEWHALL, Calif. (KABC) -- A 16-acre brush fire burned along the 14 Freeway near the 5 Freeway in Newhall on Sunday.

The fire, dubbed the Remsen Fire, could be seen by drivers as early as 5 p.m. No structures were threatened.

By 7:10 p.m., the flames were fully contained and mop-up operations were in progress.

California Highway Patrol officials shut down one lane on the southbound side of the 14 Freeway. Sierra Highway at Newhall Avenue in Santa Clarita was also closed to traffic as Los Angeles County firefighters moved equipment.

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