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Ventura County Brushfire Fully Contained At 60 Acres

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:20pm

Ventura County firefighters say they reached full containment this morning of a brushfire which charred about 60 acres of rugged hillsides east of Fillmore.

The blaze broke out about a mile east of the city around 3:30 yesterday afternoon.  More than 75 firefighters, aided by helicopters and aircraft were able to stop the spread of the fire before sunset.  One firefighter received a minor leg injury.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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