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Forward progress stops on vegetation fire in San Benito County, firefighters says

Photo of vegetation fire happening in San Benito County.
Photo of vegetation fire happening in San Benito County.

SAN BENITO COUNTY, Calif. (KION-TV)- UPDATE ON MAY 8, 2024 AT 2:54 PM: CAL FIRE BEU says they successfully held a brush fire in San Benito County at three acres.

A CAL FIRE captain told KION that the fire took place near Old Hernandez Road.

CAL FIRE said that firefighters will remain at the scene for the next few hours mopping up hot spots.

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CAL FIRE BEU are currently a brush fire that has sparked in San Benito County.

A CAL FIRE captain confirmed with KION that they got called out to a brush fire near Old Hernandez Road.

Fire crews said that the fire is currently burning in light brush at three acres and no structures are threatened at this time.

The story is still developing at this time.

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