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Debris Fire Sends Thick, Black Smoke Into Air in San Fernando Valley

A debris fire in the San Fernando Valley area sent intense, thick smoke into the air as it burned during a Southern California heat wave.

Crews were battling the blaze, spotted by NewsChopper4 in the Pacoima area at 1:30 p.m.

The clouds of thick black smoke billowed into the air from under and overpass, where many items were on fire at San Fernando and Sheldon roads.

By 1:45 p.m., firefighters appeared to have handle on it. 

No structures were damaged, and no people were injured. 

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