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Vandenberg Firefighters Battle Brush Fire

Release Number: 060606

Thirty-two firefighters and dozer operators from Vandenberg's Hot Shots team and the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron deployed to battle a brush fire east of Santa Maria June 19. 

Crews left Vandenberg to fight the Perkins Fire in Cuyama Monday afternoon. The blaze now encompasses more than 6,000 acres. 

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Media Advisory: Media interested in interviews with Vandenberg firefighters on-scene should call Staff Sgt. Allen Puckett at 606-2320 or the Forest Service Public Information Office at 961-5770.