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San Diego County's Eagle fire is 80% contained

July 28, 2011 |  8:15 pm

The Eagle fire, which has burned 14,100 acres in northeast San Diego County, is now 80% contained, and full containment is expected Saturday, Cal-Fire said Thursday night.

The fire, which broke out a week ago on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation, has been determined to be arson. No arrests have been made.

Seventeen firefighters have been injured fighting the blaze, which spread through rough terrain thick with brush.

Some 1,700 firefighters are on the fire lines. No public roads are closed.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego 

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