Brush fire breaks out in Santa Clara River bottom in Oxnard

A brush fire broke out in the Santa Clara River bottom in Oxnard Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015.

Ventura County firefighters were battling a brush fire in the Santa Clara River bottom in Oxnard Tuesday afternoon.

Light winds helped over 50 firefighters slow the spread of the 8.2-acre blaze, which was burning away from the Dallas Cowboys training camp.

As of 3:50 p.m., the forward progress of the fire had stopped and the blaze was 50 percent contained.

No road closures were ordered and structures were not immediately threatened.

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