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Firefighters stop forward progress on Huddart Fire

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Cal Fire, San Mateo - Santa Cruz Unit
Firefighters stopped forward progress on a vegetation fire that broke out in the Huddart Park area of San Mateo County, Calif. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.

Firefighters have stopped the progress of a 3- to 5-acre vegetation fire in the Huddart Park/Teague Hill area of the Woodside western hills in San Mateo County, according to fire officials.

Firefighters will remain at the scene for at least the next 24 hours because of extremely heavy ground fuels, according to Cal Fire. One firefighter suffered a minor injury. There were no civilian injuries or damage to structures.

Huddart Park and Kings Mountain Road at Patrol Road and Skyline Boulevard will be closed all night, according to the Woodside Fire Protection District.

The fire was first reported shortly after 6 a.m.

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