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Llano brush fire prompts home evacs at LA-San Bernardino County border

A helicopter makes a water drop over a fire burning in at the Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County border on Saturday, June 30, 2012.
June 30, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A brush fire has forced some residents to evacuate their homes by Route 138 at Fort Tejon Road in Llano on Saturday.

The blaze was reported at about 11:42 a.m. on Saturday. As of 2 p.m., the fire was 80 percent contained at 33 acres near the San Bernardino County line.

California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's deputies evacuated scattered ranches and homes on the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, northwest of Wrightwood.

Area roads were shut down during the fire fight.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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