Take Two for May 3 2013

Ventura County wildfire update

Springs Fire

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Smokejumpers make their way towards a fire west of Thousand Oaks on May 2, 2013.

Springs Fire

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Smokejumpers make their way towards a fire west of Thousand Oaks on May 2, 2013.

Springs Fire

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A bulldozer clears fire lines near homes in the unincorporated Newbury Park neighborhood west of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County.

Springs Fire

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The largest portion of the wildfires are in an unpopulated area in the hills between Thousand Oaks and Malibu.

Springs Fire

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A brushfire encroaches on homes in the unincorporated Newbury Park neighborhood west of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County.

Springs Fire

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Firefighters watch as a brushfire encroaches on homes in the unincorporated Newbury Park neighborhood west of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County.

Springs Fire

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Residents watch a brushfire in the unincorporated Newbury Park neighborhood west of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County.

Springs Fire

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Smoke jumpers battle a fire west of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County on May 2, 2013.


We begin today with an update on the Springs wildfire in Ventura County. So far, more than 10,000 acres have burned with only 10 percent of the fire contained. Joining us now is Bill Nash, public information officer for the Ventura County Fire Department. 


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