Valencia: Six Flags Magic Mountain evacuated as crews battle nearby two-alarm brush fire

  • Source: KTVU-TV Oakland, San Francisco, Bay Area
  • Published: 06/09/2019 08:01 PM

L.A. County firefighters in Santa Clarita responded to a two-alarm brush fire near Six Flags Magic Mountain near The Old Road and Stevenson Ranch Parkway on Sunday afternoon around noon. Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were evacuated as firefighters battle a brush fire burning near the amusement park in Valencia. As of Monday morning, fire officials say the two-alarm Sky Fire had grown to 40 acres and is 50-percent contained. According to the amusement parks' Twitter account, 'Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor are currently being evacuated due to the Sky Incident brush fire. The safety and well being of our guests and team members is our top priority. The LA County Fire department said that nine people were transported to the hospital due to smoke exposure. Sunday's high temperature in Santa Clarita was 98 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Although the theme parks were evacuated Sunday, the parks were expected to operate during scheduled hours Monday.


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