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Hill Fire in Ventura County now 99% contained

Posted at 8:37 PM, Nov 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-15 23:37:18-05

Firefighters have nearly reached full containment on the Hill Fire burning in Ventura County.

The fire broke out exactly one week ago, on November 8, the same day as the deadly and much larger Woolsey Fire. The Woolsey Fire so far has burned 98,362 acres in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. It is now 62 percent contained.

As of Thursday night, the Hill Fire was 99 percent contained and holding at 4,531 acres burned.

Two structures were damaged in the fire, which started between Camarillo and Newbury Park.

40 fire personnel are still working the fire and trying to reach full containment.

There are no evacuation orders.