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Incident Type: Barranca Fire
updated: Jan 11, 2013, 8:54 PM

By Ventura FD

Date: 01/11/2013

Incident Number: 13-0002222

Information Contact: John Van Mannekes, Battalion Chief

Incident Type: Barranca Fire

Date/Time of Incident: 01/11/2013 - 15:44 hours

Incident Location: Chipmunk Circle / Antelope Ave

Cause: Under Investigation

Injuries: None

Number of Fire Personnel: 7

Fire Equipment: 2 Paramedic Engines, 1 Command

Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire Department

Fire Protection Systems Present: None

Narrative: Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a report of a barranca fire on Chipmunk Circle. Upon arrival, first arriving units found a 50' x 50' fire in the barranca extending into the eucalyptus trees and threatening nearby structures.

Firefighters made an aggressive attack and protected the structures.

In addition, firefighters had to extinguish embers that had fallen onto a nearby two-story structure. The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation. No injuries were reported.

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