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Firefighters Inching Towards Final Containment Of Springs Brushfire

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:20am

Firefighters are hoping this will be the day they can declare in Springs Brush Fire fully contained.

The fire was 96% contained as of last night. Officials have a more precise assessment of the land burned, saying it was 24,251 acres. They also have more specific information on damage to structures, with 10 outbuildings reported destroyed, and six damaged, along with six commercial properties damaged.

Less than a hundred firefighters are still assigned to the blaze. The crews are keeping an eye out for remaining hot spots.

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