NOVATO (CBS SF) — Multiple fire crews have stopped the forward progress of a brush fire burning on a hillside near Novato late Friday morning, according to authorities.
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The Bay Area office of the National Weather Service tweeted a brief video from PG&E’s Mt. Burdell camera that showed the smoke being produced by the fire.
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The fire is burning near H Ranch and has consumed 2-3 acres, authorities said.
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Shortly after 1 p.m., Novato police tweeted that the forward progress of the fire had been stopped, according to the Novato Fire District.