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Small Brush Fire In Ventura County; Smoke Widely Visible

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(Ventura County Fire Department photo)
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A small brush fire is burning in the Newbury Park area Friday afternoon

Firefighters are battling a small brush fire in Ventura County.

The blaze has burned about six acres of land in Newbury Park, off of the 2900 block of Potrero Road.

There isn’t much wind, but Ventura County firefighters say some structures were threatened by the fire which started at around 4 p.m.  They say they are getting the upper hand on the blaze.

Some roads have been closed in the area.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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