Cannot catch `file:///` webRequest in chrome extension on Chromebook

Below is a simple extension that works fine on a normal version of chrome. The onHeadersReceived, and onBeforeSendHeaders catch all requests. However, on a chromebook, it doesn’t catch file:/// requests. Could this have to do with extra security measures on Chromebooks, or something like that? Local html files load fine via the SD card on the chromebook, but the request aren’t caught (both the initial html file request, and any local resources like images that are subsequently loaded by that html page).

background.js:

chrome.webRequest.onHeadersReceived.addListener(function(details) {
  debugger;
}, {urls: ["", "file://*/*"]}, ["blocking", "responseHeaders"]);

chrome.webRequest.onBeforeSendHeaders.addListener(function(details) {
  debugger;
}, {urls: ["", "file://*/*"]}, ["blocking", "requestHeaders"]);

manifest.json:

{
    "name": "test",
    "version": "0.0.1",
    "manifest_version": 2,
    "description": "test.",
    "background": {
        "scripts": ["background.js"]
    },
    "permissions": [
    "tabs",
        "webRequest",
        "webRequestBlocking",
        "",
        "file://*/*"
    ]
}

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