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Brush fire in Woodland Hills knocked down [Updated]

May 9, 2009 | 12:28 pm

[Updated at 12:52 p.m.: The Woodland Hills fire was declared knocked down a few moments ago, and firefighters are continuing to mop up the scene, said Art Marrujo, dispatch supervisor for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The blaze consumed 20 acres of brush.]

Firefighters and helicopters are responding to a brush fire in Woodland hills, near the 4200 block of North Canoga Avenue, just south of the Woodland Hills Country Club.

Winds were mild and fire officials said crews were surrounding the blaze, which was reported about 11:30 a.m. A large plume of smoke, however, rose from the area.

No homes are threatened.

-- Rong-Gong Lin II 

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