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Lockheed Fire burning out of control

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image ap"><span>AP</span></div><span class="caption-text">A wildfire threatens to jump a road in unincorporated Santa Cruz County on Aug. 14.  (Noah Berger)</span></div>
August 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Lockheed Fire continues to burn out of control near Santa Cruz on Friday.Additional firefighters and aircraft are expected to join the fight against a wildfire that started two days ago and has burned about 4,100 acres.

The fire is 5 percent contained.

More than 1,000 structures are being threatened.

Mandatory evacuations are in effect for the town of Bonny Doon, which is about 1.5 miles from flames. Over 2,000 people have been forced from their homes.

There are no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The wildfire began in the area of Scott Creek Canyon, just west of the Lockheed Martin facility at about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday.

An evacuation center has been set up at Pacific Elementary School in the town of Davenport.

The American Red Cross has also established a shelter at Vintage Faith Church at 350 Mission St. in Santa Cruz.

KGO contributed to this story.

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