Local fire crews helping with Sand Fire

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Several Ventura County Fire Department engines wait to be deployed as the fire burns in the background.

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter

Fire crews from the Ojai Valley figure among the 3,048 firefighters battling the Sand Fire in the Angeles Forest near Santa Clarita.

“Engine 20, from Upper Ojai, is there,” said Mike Lindbery, public information officer for the Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD). “It was dispatched around 3 p.m. Sunday.”

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