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UPDATE: Forward Progress Stopped of Brush Fire in Novato Near Big Rock Ridge

NOVATO (CBS SF) -- Multiple fire crews have stopped the forward progress of a brush fire burning on a hillside near Novato late Friday morning, according to authorities.

Marin County Fire, Cal Fire and Novato firefighters are battling a vegetation fire that appears to be near Big Rock Ridge.

The Bay Area office of the National Weather Service tweeted a brief video from PG&E's Mt. Burdell camera that showed the smoke being produced by the fire.


The fire is burning near H Ranch and has consumed 2-3 acres, authorities said.

Air support is helping fight the fire.

Shortly after 1 p.m., Novato police tweeted that the forward progress of the fire had been stopped, according to the Novato Fire District.

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