UPDATED: Car Fire Ignites Hillside Near 60 Freeway, Sig Alert Issued

Fire Fighters battling a thee-acre fire on the right shoulder of the freeway.

UPDATE, 5:15 p.m.: Fire fighters have extinguished the brush fire on the 60 freeway eastbound near Phillips Ranch Road and the 71 freeway, officials said.

The CHP is beggining to open up a few lanes on the 60.

UPDATE, 3:53 p.m.: The California Highway Patrol has issued a Sig Alert on the Eastbound 60 freeway near Phillips Ranch Road, officials said. Fire crews are continuing to battle a small brush fire that ignited from car fire.

PREVIOUSLY: A small brush fire ignited as the result of a car fire in Pomona.

About three acres of brush are burning near the right shoulder of the Interstate Freeway 60 near Phillips Ranch Road. A car fire reportedly ignited the brush fire a little after 3 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Flames were reportedly seen igniting under the white Chevy Pickup. A fire fighting helicopter was possibly en route to help battle brush fire, which is reportedly moving up hill, according to CHP traffic logs.

The CHP has opted against a Sig Alert at this time.

This story will continue to be updated as information becomes available.

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