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Crews contain 91 percent of South Fire

August 19, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Cooler temperatures and calmer winds helped fire crews to have the fire 91 percent contained.The 135-acrew fire broke out on Sunday. It was previously thought to have burned more acres.

More than a half dozen helicopters and 200 helicopters attacked the flames Sunday.

Firefighters were able to prevent flames from reaching any homes or structures.

Full containment is expected sometime Wednesday.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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