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Two firefighters injured battling brush fire in Angeles Forest

Two firefighters were injured Thursday afternoon while battling a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest, officials said.

The blaze, named the Shoemaker fire, had burned about 65 acres near the San Gabriel River Ranger District by Thursday evening.

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The fire was about 5% contained, said John Wagner, a spokesman for the Angeles National Forest.

The two firefighters, one from the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the other from the U.S Forest Service, had heat-related injuries but their condition was not known, Wagner said.

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