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Blaze at Fort Hunter Liggett scorches 120 acres in training area

Firefighters were battling a 100-acre blaze at Fort Hunter Liggett in southern Monterey County on Sunday.
Firefighters were battling a 100-acre blaze at Fort Hunter Liggett in southern Monterey County on Sunday. Cal Fire

Firefighters battled a 120-acre blaze at Fort Hunter Liggett on Sunday afternoon, according to Fort Hunter Liggett spokeswoman Cindy McIntyre.

The fire was reported about 2 p.m. in a training area, McIntyre said. The fire was fully contained about 7:30 p.m.

Cal Fire tweeted about the blaze at about 4:10 p.m. and said aircraft were assisting out of Paso Robles.

The cause of the fire is believed to be training exercises, McIntyre said. No one was hurt and no property was damaged in the fire.



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