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Forward progress stopped on 120-acre fire at Vandenberg AFB

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Firefighters were up against strong winds Friday afternoon as they worked to contain a vegetation fire that broke out on Vandenberg Air Force Base property.

Base officials say the fire was first reported at about 1:30 p.m. in a remote area near Sudden Ranch on south Vandenberg.

Fire officials with Vandenberg said at 5 p.m. that the fire grew to 120 acres and crews were working to extinguish any hot spots.

The fire's forward progress has stopped, base officials said. No facilities or infrastructure were damaged.

A downed power line was reported in the area, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation, Vandenberg fire officials said. 

Approximately 150 firefighters and first responders from Vandenberg AFB, U.S. Forest Service, and Santa Barbara County Fire Dept. worked on the fire.

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