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Large brush fire burning in Flatrock, N.L.

April 26, 2013, Flatrock, N.L. – Firefighters battled a brush fire today in the Flatrock area of the Avalon Peninsula.

April 26, 2013
By The Canadian Press

April 26, 2013, Flatrock, N.L. – Firefighters battled a brush fire today in the Flatrock area of the Avalon Peninsula.

Firefighters say the blaze started at about 2 p.m. in the area of Admirals View Road, a side road in the town about 25 kilometres north of St. John's.

Firefighters from the Torbay Fire Department and forestry crews were at the scene throughout the day.

A water bomber and helicopter were dispatched to fight the fire.

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