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Crews battle brush fire in Angeles National Forest near Azusa [Updated]

August 15, 2011 |  8:52 pm

Brush fire was burning in this area near Azusa. Los Angeles County firefighters were responding to a brush fire Monday night in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa.

Arriving fire crews reported about half an acre of brush burning as flames moved uphill near 22550 E. Fork Road, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Wind in the area was light, the Fire Department said.

It was unclear what had sparked the fire. No other details were available.

[Updated 10:49 p.m.: Crews contained the fire to about half an acre and were mopping up late Monday, the Fire Department said.]

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Map shows area where brush fire broke out. Credit: Google Maps

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