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Brush fire breaks out in San Gabriel Valley

July 31, 2010 |  1:59 pm

Firefighters are battling a 12-acre brush fire that has broken out in the Dalton Canyon area near Glendora, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

[update at 3:26 p.m. : The fire has burned 15 acres and is 80% contained, fire officials said.]

The fire was reported around 11:40 a.m. near Glendora Mountain Road, and 115 firefighters have been assigned to the fire, Fire Inspector Don Kunitomi said. At least two helicopters are providing air support, he added. No structures are threatened by the blaze.

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