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Firefighters Battling 250-Acre Blaze Fire In Anaheim

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A brush fire erupted on the border of Anaheim and Corona Monday afternoon, growing to 250 acres by 4 p.m.

Around 150 firefighters are battling the blaze. The fire has stopped traffic on the 91 Freeway by Coal Canyon Road.

Anaheim Fire & Rescue initially responded to the fire right before 1:30 p.m., according to KTLA, and has received assistance from the Orange County Fire Authority. The fire crossed Pipeline Road into Chino Hills State Park around 3 p.m., leading to disruption of traffic.

The fire has burned down to the incident command center (or where the firefighters have parked their trucks and set up a hub of operations) prompting firefighters to clear a line and prevent the fire from growing.

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Firefighters are dropping water from several planes and helicopters as well as using bulldozers to attempt to contain the fire, according to the L.A. Times.

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No structures are currently threatened and no injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is still unknown. The fire is currently being referred to as the Canyon Fire.

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