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14,000-acre Crown Fire fully contained

Los Angeles County firefighters battle three brush fires in the Santa Clarita Valley area on Thursday, July 29, 2010.

August 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
After burning nearly 14,000 acres near Palmdale, the Crown Fire was fully contained by Tuesday morning.

The so-called Crown Fire has charred approximately 13,918 acres since it erupted on Thursday afternoon. The blaze destroyed nine structures, including four homes.

Authorities believe that someone working on a car wheel accidentally started the fire.


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