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Brush fires in Richland, along Parkway East are out

| Monday, April 21, 2014, 3:34 p.m.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Richland fire fighter Nathan Sergent, Jr. douses any remaining hot spots in a hillside brush fire Monday, April 21, 2014. The afternoon blaze kept area fire companies busy in the 5800 block of Valencia Road.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Richland fire fighter Nathan Sergent, Jr. holds onto a tree as they extinguish a hillside blaze Monday, April 21, 2014. The afternoon fire consumed a large hillside portion behind homes in the 5800 block of Valencia Road.

Brush fires in Richland and along the Parkway East are out, Allegheny County 911 dispatch said.

Firefighters responded to a brush fire in the 5800 block of Valencia Road in Richland after someone reported it about 3:15 p.m. Monday.

County dispatchers also called fire crews to another brush fire about 3 p.m. near the Forest Hills exit along the Parkway East.

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