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Ventura brush fire 35% contained, no structures damaged
Ventura brush fire 35% contained, no structures damaged

A brush fire that broke out Monday afternoon just north of the city of Ventura is about 35% contained and is under control at less than 50 acres, fire officials said. Firefighters will be remain on scene overnight and into Tuesday to prevent any flare-ups, authorities said. No structures have been damaged, and there have been no injuries. More than 150 firefighters were battling the brush fire earlier Monday, which broke out about 1:30 p.m. Some fire units have since been released. "When we first accessed the fire, it was a one-acre fire running up the hill, and it's since grown to about 50 to 75 acres," said Capt. Mike Lindbery of the Ventura...

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