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Small brush fire near Lake Sherwood in Ventura County extinguished

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Small brush fire extinguished near Lake Sherwood in Ventura

A small brush fire in Ventura County on the edge of Lake Sherwood burned three acres Thursday afternoon before being extinguished, officials said.

The fire was first reported about 12:30 p.m. It was initially a quarter-acre in size, but grew to three acres within an hour, officials said.

Ventura County firefighters said it was put out about 2:40 p.m.

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UPDATE

2:56 p.m.: This post was updated with the fire being put out.

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