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Firefighters battle vegetation fire in San Miguel area

Firefighters fight the Ridge Fire Sunday evening in Hog Canyon in the San Miguel area.
Firefighters fight the Ridge Fire Sunday evening in Hog Canyon in the San Miguel area.

Firefighters were making progress on a small vegetation fire in the San Miguel area on Sunday evening, according to Cal Fire Capt. David Kay.

About 3 to 4 acres in Hog Canyon east of San Miguel have burned in the Ridge Fire, Kay said.

Crews were dispatched to the blaze about 5:25 p.m. Aircraft called to help fight the fire were being released as of 6:10 p.m.

Kay said there appears to be several structures threatened, judging from an aerial photo of the blaze.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

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