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New Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Lake Elsinore

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A two acre brush fire has sparked up off Ortega Highway near Lake Elsinore, a city in Riverside County, according to KCAL9 on-air news. The highway runs through the Cleavland National Forest where the fire is most likely located. The fire is reported to have the potential to burn up to 200 acres, but no structures are immediately threatened. UPDATE: The fire grew to five acres before it was quickly knockedown.