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Brush Fire Forces Evacuation Of Campground In Victorville

VICTORVILLE ( — Authorities Tuesday are working to contain a brush fire that has erupted in the Mojave River Bottom.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, crews were notified shortly after 12:30 p.m. of the blaze near the 15 Freeway and Stoddard Wells.

The Shady Oasis Campground was threatened by the flames. Evacuations were subsequently ordered in the area.

Shortly before 2 p.m., officials deployed their first water drop onto the brush fire.

Officials did not clarify how large of an area the fire is burning in.

No injuries have been reported.

At this time, no further information is available.

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