Fast-moving wildfire erupts in Orange County

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CORONA, Calif. — A brush fire that broke out in the Cleveland National Forest south of Corona late Friday morning quickly grew to 1,200 acres, authorities said.

The fire was first reported shortly before 11 a.m. near the 30500 block of Silverado Canyon Road, KTLA reported.

No structures were immediately threatened and no evacuations in the remote and scenic Silverado Canyon had been ordered as of 3:30 p.m., fire officials said.

Cal Fire was assisting the U.S. Forest Service and Orange County Fire Authority in battling the brush fire. Resources assigned to combat the blaze included at least three water-dropping helicopters and two tankers.

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