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Small Sherman Oaks wildfire extinguished

September 5, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A small fire in the Sherman Oaks mountains was quickly extinguished Friday.There was very little wind when the fire broke out at about 5:30 a.m. in the hills in the populated Benedict Canyon area.

Flames burned about two acres, and authorities said no homes were in danger.

Fifty firefighters, eight fire companies and two water-dropping helicopters responded and were able to put the fire out quickly.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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