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Arson suspected in Simi Valley brush fire

Fire crews are seen battling a brush fire in Simi Valley on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.

August 31, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Officials said arson is suspected in a brush fire in Ventura County.

The fire was reported near the 118 Freeway in Simi Valley around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. It was knocked down around 8 p.m.

The blaze charred 31 acres of brush. No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported. The exact cause of the fire remains under investigation.