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Morgan Hill Brush Fire 30% Contained, Evacuation Order Lifted

Evacuation orders were lifted for an unincorporated area west of Morgan Hill, where a brush fire broke out Friday afternoon, closing roads in the countryside.

As of 19:00 today, according to CalFire, the fire was reported to have been extinguished by 30%. Firefighters hold the fire up to 5 acres.

Prior to the revocation of the eviction order, residents living between Armsby Lane and Sycamore Avenue were injured. Residents of Hardy Lane and Tohara Way were also affected by the orders.

Firefighters will remain in place until tonight in an effort to bring the fire to 100% braking, according to CalFire.

An evacuation center was established at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road.

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