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Brush fire breaks out between HWY 33 and Ventura Avenue north of Ventura


VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - Ventura County firefighters responded to a brush fire that broke out between Highway 33 and Ventura Avenue, north of Ventura late Saturday morning.

The burn was reported around 11:37 p.m.

County firefighters on scene reported the fire was about 100-by-50 feet in size, burning in medium fuels.

The flames are being pushed by 15-mile-per-hour winds in the area.

Five county engines and hand crew responded to the burn. Firefighters estimate the fire will be under control quickly.

As of 12:04 p.m., forward progress of the fire was stopped at about a quarter-acre.

CHP is performing traffic control in the area.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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