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Containment Hits 82% in Ventura County Brush Fire; Full Containment Expected Thursday Night

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Firefighters hope for full containment of brush fire in Ventura County Thursday night

Containment is now up to 82% on a brush fire which at one point closed a major highway in Ventura County.

The Vista Fire northwest of Ventura has burned just under 90 acres of land. No structures were damaged by the blaze, which was discovered just before 3 p.m. Tuesday in the hills near Foster Park.

Firefighters are hoping for full containment Thursday night. After some on again, off again closures of Highway 33 between Ventura and Ojai, it is now completely open. There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire.