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Ventura County Firefighters Have Upper Hand On 25 Acre Brushfire In Newbury Park Area

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 12:52pm

Ventura County firefighters say they have just about contained a 25 acre brushfire burning just south of the 101 freeway in Newbury Park, on the Conejo Grade.

The fire was discovered at around 11:30 this morning just off the freeway, as it spread into the rugged foothills. Dozens of firefighters aided by helicopters were able to get the upper hand on the blaze in about an hour.

No homes were threatened. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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