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Brushfire Burning In Foothills Outside Of Ventura Blackens 15 Acres Of Land

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 5:36pm

A brushfire outside of Ventura which is sending up huge plumes of smoke has burned more than 15 acres of land

No homes are in danger from the blaze, which is burning near Arroyo Verde Park. The fire began around 4:30, and burned into an avocado orchard.

More than a hundred firefighters are battling the blaze, with the help of helicopters. There’s no word yet on what started the fire. Arroyo Verde Park has been closed to the public as a result of the firefighting activities.

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