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First fire, then mudslide fears, now an earthquake in Yorba Linda*

November 26, 2008 | 11:35 am

Poor Yorba Linda. The city lost more than 100 homes during the Freeway Complex fire and now is bracing for possible mudlsides because of the rains. Now, the United States Geological Survey reports a 3.0 temblor struck about five miles east-southeast of the Orange County suburb around 11 a.m. This time, no reports of damage or injuries.

Updated: The Orange County Fire Authority has sent up a helicopter to see if the 3.0 quake moved any soil in the burn zone. It's unclear how widely spread the quake was felt in the Yorba Linda area.

--Shelby Grad

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