Towsley Fire: Blaze scorches 184 acres in Newhall

Firefighters are working to knock down a wind-driven blaze that erupted in Newhall on Tuesday afternoon. The fire has scorched 184-acres and is currently 80% contained, fire authorities said Friday. 

Fire officials said the fire broke out at about 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the 24200 block of The Old Road and no structures were threatened.

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The fire was carried by a strong wind event in Southern California.

On Wednesday, fire crews from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, CalFire, Angeles National Forest as well as Orange County, Los Angeles County, Ventura County and Santa Barbara fire departments successfully worked to increase fire containment.

There are no reports of injuries or damage.

FOX 11's Christina Gonzalez, Mary Stringini and Kelli Johnson contributed to this report.

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