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Wildfire spreading on eastern edge of San Joaquin Valley

Cal Fire said the River Fire has burned 150 acres southeast of Porterville. It broke out Aug. 15, 2018.
Cal Fire said the River Fire has burned 150 acres southeast of Porterville. It broke out Aug. 15, 2018.

Cal Fire is fighting a wildfire in Tulare County that has spread to 670 acres.

The fire agency tweeted Wednesday afternoon that the River Fire was burning near Old Stage Road and White River Road east of Terra Bella, southeast of Porterville. Cal Fire announced the fire at 5:30 p.m.

By 7:21 p.m., Cal Fire reported the fire to be burning 400 acres.

And by Thursday, it was up to 670 acres but 40 percent contained.

No other details were immediately available.

Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado: 559-441-6304, @cres_guez

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