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Lancaster brush fire burns about 20 acres before being extinguished

May 23, 2011 |  5:10 pm

A grass fire burned through about 20 acres in the Antelope Valley on Monday afternoon before it was extinguished by Los Angeles County firefighters, authorities said.

The blaze was reported at 2:07 p.m. It took the 75 firefighters who responded about 50 minutes to put the fire out, said county Fire Inspector Don Kunitomi.

The fire, which burned near East Avenue G and North 70th Street East in Lancaster, was in an open area and did not threaten any structures.

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