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Wildfire burning near west Redding

Published On: Aug 07 2014 08:27:12 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 07 2014 08:27:16 PM CDT
REDDING, Calif. -

A wildfire is burning Thursday evening near the intersection of Highway 299 and Iron Mountain Road in west Redding.

Firefighters on the scene said the fire was currently covering two acres but due to it's location in heavy brush they were unable to immediately reach the flames. Firefighters were utilizing heavy equipment to clear a path to the fire.

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