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'Volcano fire' threatening homes in Murrieta area

August 1, 2012 |  1:04 pm

A brush fire was burning out of control near Murrieta on Wednesday, consuming at least 100 acres, according to Cal Fire.

Riverside County firefighters were on the scene east of the 215 Freeway. TV images showed at least one large home threatened by the blaze.

According to the Press-Enterprise, the fire was burning in the Santa Rosa Plateau area near Via Volcano.

Cal Fire has named it the Volcano fire.

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