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Crews Respond to Brush Fire South of Beale Air Force Base

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(Credit: Wheatland Fire Authority)

YUBA COUNTY — Cal Fire reports a brush fire that has spread to 51 acres in an area 6 miles east of Olivehurst is now 75 percent contained.

The flames of the West Fire are near Camp Far West and Long Ravine roads, situated southeast of Beale Air Force Base and just north of the Camp Far West Reservoir.

Multiple outbuildings were destroyed in the flames.

According to Mary Eldridge with Cal Fire, a helicopter was able to utilize the nearby water source to put out the flames, aiding in the containment efforts.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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(Credit: Wheatland Fire Authority)