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Tujunga Brush Fire Near Full Containment*

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A fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in Little Tujunga Canyon where the Marek Fire scorched nearly 5,000 acres is close to full containment with last reports at 85%, according to authorities. A total of about 250 firefighters from city and county departments are assisting federal authorities in the blaze that's located in the National Angeles Forest. 130 acres have burned since 1:45 p.m. yesterday. One firefighter has reportedly suffered a minor injury.

*Update: The fire is no 95% contained.