Each mule in the pack string carries 150 pounds of supplies to restock firefighters sleeping and eating in the remote Sespe area.READ MORE: UPDATE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek Area
The pack strings head out from a trailhead in Rose Valley early each morning and return in the afternoon.
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The fire 11 miles north of the city of Ojai has burned nearly 3 square miles since June 30. More than 660 firefighters were on the lines Tuesday and the blaze was 15 percent contained.
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