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Brushfire Burning in Ventura County, Between Santa Paula And Ventura Now 30% Contained

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 4:03pm


A brushfire in Ventura County has burned about 20 acres of land between Santa Paula, and Ventura, but is now 30% contained.

The fire broke out at around 1:30 this afternoon (12/22), in the area of Foothill Road, and Aliso Canyon Road.  Aliso Canyon Road is only open to residents.

No homes are threatened, with the fire burning in a rural area of the county.

More than 100 firefighters, aided by two helicopters are fighting the fire.  Fire investigators are on scene, trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

Full containment is expected at around midnight.


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