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Brush Fire Burns More Than 50 Acres Outside Of Santa Paula

Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 2:30pm

More than 100 firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire burning outside of Santa Paula.

The 50 acre plus blaze is on the 6800 block of Wheeler Canyon Road.

There are no mandatory evacuations in the sparsely populated area.

Firefighters have had to deal with low humidity, and near record heat to battle the fire, which is burning in rugged mountainous terrain.

The fire was first reported at around 11 a.m.

There’s no word yet on its cause.

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