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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.

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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