Posted 3:20 AM 5/8/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A big Southern California wildfire has been reduced to ashes and embers but authorities say it's still a threat. Mike Lindbery of the Ventura County Fire Department says the blaze in the Camarillo area is 95 percent contained. Cooler weather helped (More)
Posted 4:53 PM 5/7/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Ventura County Fire Department officials say the Springs Fire is now 90% contained.
Since Thursday the fire has burned 28,000 acres from Camarillo to the Pacific.
Firefighters continue to put out hot spots and flare-ups.
There are more than 400 firefighters still on scene. The extra crews and resources from out of the county are being sent home.
No homes were damaged or destroyed. Eight firefighters suffered minor injuries.
Posted 8:28 AM 5/6/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials in Southern California expect full containment sometime today of a huge wildfire that burned through coastal mountains.
Over the weekend, firefighters were able to build containment lines around the 44-square-mile fire at the western end of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Officials say the blaze likely started in roadside grass and debris
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