Springs Fire Prompts School Closures in Ventura County | NBC Southern California

Springs Fire Prompts School Closures in Ventura County

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    The university and the neighborhood around it were still evacuated hours after the first orders were given, prompted by a threatening 8,000-acre wildfire. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on May 2, 2013. (Published Friday, May 3, 2013)

    A massive, growing wildfire in Ventura County has forced the closure of California State University Channel Islands in the area of the Springs Fire, according to an announcement from the Ventura County Sheriff's Department.

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