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Containment Now Expected Around Midnight Thursday For Ventura County Brushfire

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 5:16pm

A brushfire in Ventura County has burned about 20 acres of land between Santa Paula, and Ventura, with full containment expected at around midnight.

The fire broke out at around 1:30 this afternoon (12/22), in the area of Foothill Road, and Aliso Canyon Road.  Aliso Canyon Road is only open to residents.

No homes are threatened, with the fire burning in a rural area of the county.

At its peak, more than 100 firefighters, aided by two helicopters fought the fire.  By sunset, it was 30% contained.  Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

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