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350-acre Riverside County brush fire contained

A brush fire threatened a residence in Murrieta on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.
August 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 350-acre wildfire the broke out in Riverside County was contained on Thursday.

The so-called "Volcano Fire" broke out Wednesday just west of Murrieta, near Clinton Keith and Tenaja roads at about 11:30 a.m.

The fire destroyed one two-story home and caused injuries to three firefighters.

Crews say the cool overnight hours were a big help in improving containment lines, and they expect to have full control by 8 p.m.

Cal Fire investigators said they believe the fire was started by motorized brush-clearing equipment.


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