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USA: Helicopters battle against 1,200-acre wildfire in California

United States, Solimar
December 27, 2015 at 04:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

More than 600 firefighters and several helicopters were deployed to battle a Californian wildfire that has been burning through hundreds of acres of land in Solimar near Ventura, Saturday.

The fire has so far burned through around 1,200 acres (1.9 square miles) of land, forcing the closure of parts of Highway 101. The blaze, which began on Friday, is now 60% contained as fire crews continue to make progress targeting hot spots

No injuries have been reported so far.

Video courtesy of Santa Barbara County Fire Department

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More than 600 firefighters and several helicopters were deployed to battle a Californian wildfire that has been burning through hundreds of acres of land in Solimar near Ventura, Saturday.

The fire has so far burned through around 1,200 acres (1.9 square miles) of land, forcing the closure of parts of Highway 101. The blaze, which began on Friday, is now 60% contained as fire crews continue to make progress targeting hot spots

No injuries have been reported so far.

Video courtesy of Santa Barbara County Fire Department

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