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Small Fire Causes Big Scare Near Ventura

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012 4:20pm

Fire investigators say activity by the homeless was responsible for a small brush fire which caused a big scare in Ventura overnight.

Firefighters were called to the 300 block of Chrisman Avenue just before midnight Sunday, by a blaze burning in brush behind some homes. They were able to knock down the blaze before it could spread to the structures, and put it out in about 90 minutes.

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