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Riverside County brush fire contained after burning 33 acres

August 3, 2011 | 11:05 pm

Firefighters in Riverside County contained a brush fire Wednesday night after it had scorched about 33 acres near Banning. Riverside County brush fire was contained

About 140 firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out about 5 p.m. near California 243 and Mt. Edna, the Riverside County Fire Department said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation. No injuries were reported, officials said, and no structures were damaged.

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Photo: Crews respond to brush fire. Credit: Riverside County Fire Department

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