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Updates on 3 Other Major Fires in SoCal This Weekend

Fires Looks Suspicious, Officials Looking for Public's Help
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The Cottonwood Fire, which has burned just under 2,500 acres in the Hemet area, is now being reported as being 75% contained, and no structures have been damaged, according to abc7.com. The Morris Fire, which has consumed just under 2,200 acres in the San Gabriel Mountains above Azusa, is 95% contained and authorities revealed today that the cause of the blaze has been identified as arson, reports the Pasadena Star-News. Very late last night officials announced the Rancho Palos Verdes Fire was fully contained after burning through 235 acres, according to cbs2.com.