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Banning fire contained, no reports of injuries

A water-dropping helicopter is seen containing a fire in Banning Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.
September 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters, air tankers, and a water-dropping helicopter quickly contained a fire in Banning that burned about 30 acres near the edge of the San Bernardino National Forest Monday.

The fire was reported around 8 a.m. near Bluff Street and Dorianna Lane.

Working with the U.S. Forest Service, the Riverside County Fire Department was able to quickly contain the blaze by 10:30 a.m., according to Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson.

There are no reports of injuries at this time. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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