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Crews battle brush fire near Diamond Bar [Updated]

June 14, 2011 |  3:34 pm

Firefighters were battling a brush fire Tuesday afternoon that had burned about two acres near Diamond Bar.

Smoke was visible from a mile away as the first fire crews responded to the blaze, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

About 115 firefighters were dispatched. Ground crews were being assisted by two helicopters as the flames burned an area near South Brea Canyon Road and Pathfinder Road.

No additional details were immediately available.

[Updated at 3:50 p.m.: Fire crews have knocked down the blaze, which burned three acres, the department said. Crews were mopping up.]

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