More than one hundred firefighters battled on Sunday a fireplace that broke out at a mulch plant in a rural area of Orange County." />

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Firefighters Battle Mulch Pile Blaze in Orange County

October 6th, 2013

More than 100 firefighters fought on Sunday a fire that pennyless out at a mulch pile in the rural area of Orange County.

The open fire started after 10 a. meters. in the 27900 block of Baker Canyon in Silverado Canyon.

The open fire had burned more than 30 massive areas as of Sunday afternoon, officials stated.

The firefighter was sent to a hospital with an ankle injury, but there was no other reports of injuries.

No homes were damaged, but an outhouse was burned.

The fire broke out there during a weekend of extreme open fire danger as a combination of dry high temperature and high winds made for “tinderbox” conditions.

The area that burned was in Chevy Canyon, in the Cleveland National Forest.

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