Five structures are being threatened after a brush fire in western Fresno County grew to 12,000 acres Monday night, Cal Fire said.
The Garza fire began by Tar Canyon Road near Avenal around 5 p.m. Sunday. Containment Monday night was at 7 percent, Cal Fire said.
Two firefighters were taken to local hospitals with injuries, and one was heat-related, according to Emergency Medical Services officials.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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The Garza fire is one of several fires burning in the western U.S. as of Monday.