Redlands Wildfire Closes Portion of 10 Freeway

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REDLANDS, Calif. (KTLA) — Officials were dealing with a new fire Friday, this time along the 10 Freeway in Redlands.

The fire was reported about 12:05 p.m. and quickly roared up a dry brush-covered hillside before crews gained control at Panorama Drive.

The eastbound 10 Freeway had to be closed for about 30-minutes while firefighters battled the blaze.

Air and ground crews appeared to have gained the upper hand on the fire as of 1:30 p.m.

Officials say the fire burned 20-acres, but no structures were damaged and no evacuations are in effect.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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