Hill Fire in Jurupa Valley at 95% containment

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JURUPA VALLEY (CNS) - A wind-fueled wildfire that broke out earlier this week in Jurupa Valley, damaged two homes and blackened more than 600 acres was 95% contained today.The 628-acre "Hill Fire" was reported about 10 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Granite Hill Drive and Pyrite Street, on the north side of the 60 freeway, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.Nearly 200 personnel were sent to the location and encountered flames burning along a hillside.With winds blowing 25-30 mph in the first hour of the fire, crews struggled to contain it and called in Cal Fire water-dropping helicopters to make runs on it.One civilian and a firefighter suffered minor injuries, but were not burned, according to the fire department.A residence on Fleming Street sustained ex
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