LIVE VIDEO: Wildfire breaks out along Ventura County freeway
Officials: Zero percent contained
Last Updated: 218 days ago
CAMARILLO, Calif. - A wildfire is burning in dry brush on a ridge next to a freeway in Ventura County.
The Ventura County Fire Department says the 10-acre blaze broke out Thursday morning along U.S. 101 in the Camarillo area. Flames are burning uphill towards Camarillo Springs Golf Course.
More than 200 firefighters with help from water-dropping helicopters are working to protect comes in the community of Camarillo Springs.
Heavy winds are sending up huge plumes of smoke.
Two lanes of the eastbound freeway at the Conejo Grade are blocked by fire trucks.
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