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Crews battle wildfire in Hemet area

Eyewitness News viewer Garth Humbert sent in this photo of a brush fire in the area of De Portola Road and Palm Street just south of Hemet on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (ABC7 viewer Garth Humbert)
September 1, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Crews battled a wildfire burning near Sage on Saturday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 4:56 p.m. in the area of De Portola Road and Palm Street just south of Hemet. Twelve engines, five fire crews, four air tankers and a helicopter responded to the scene.

The fire was fully contained as of 7:30 p.m. and reached 50 acres. Firefighters will remain at the scene overnight. Full control of the fire is expected by 2 p.m. Sunday.

No injuries or threats to structures were reported.


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