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Beaumont fire contained, 75 acres burned

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

September 6, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Crews have completely contained a brush fire near Beaumont that charred 75 acres in Riverside County.The fire started just before 4 p.m. at Gilman Springs Road and Jack Rabbit Trail, officials said.

Fanned by strong winds, the fire quickly charred about 75 acres according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

About 140 firefighters worked alongside four air tankers and three helicopters to kill the fire.

No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the blaze was under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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