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La Verne Fire May Have Been Deliberately Set

July 13, 2009
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Arson is suspected in a La Verne brush fire in and around Marshall Canyon on Sunday that burned 95 acres.

The blaze was suspicious because it had two points of origins, according to investigators.

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“Basically, there were two spot fires with vegetation between the two, and it was off a dirt road,” Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Mike Brown told the Los Angeles Times.

The fire, first sighted at about 4 p.m., was 40% contained by 8 p.m.

No structures were burned by the blaze, which started in the northeast end of the county-owned golf course.

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