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Firefighters get brush fire 90% contained after burning 1,300 acres in Antelope Valley

ABC 7 News

By City News Service
Monday, June 5, 2023 1:15AM

LANCASTER, Calif. (CNS) — Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department battled a second-alarm brush fire in the Antelope Valley area Sunday.

The fire was reported just before 2 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of West Avenue D and 130th Street West in Fairmont and burned 1,300 acres, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

As of Sunday evening, firefighters reached 90% containment and announced that crews would continue working through the night. A firefighting helicopter from the Los Angeles Fire Department was requested around 2:10 p.m. Sunday.

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