“The initial call went out as a fire and was later changed to a medical emergency in front of a bank,” Narvaez said.
Firefighters extinguished the small spot fire within minutes of arriving on scene, according to Fire officials.
Ed. Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.
The extent of any injuries sustained has not been made available as of 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, emergency responders received reports of a spot fire on the 23400 block of Lyons Avenue in front the Lyons Station Shopping Plaza in Newhall, according to Henry Narvaez, a spokesperson with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Witnesses described seeing the woman remove her clothing before lighting the garments on fire, according to officials on scene.
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