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Sweigert Fire burns 50 acres, threatens one structure

A vegetation fire in unincorporated Santa Clara County, Calif. threatened one structure on the evening of July 24, 2019.

One structure was being threatened Wednesday evening by a vegetation fire in unincorporated Santa Clara County, Cal Fire officials said.

The fire was reported at 5:24 p.m. at 5551 Sweigert Road off of Felter Road east of San Jose and Milpitas, Cal Fire spokeswoman Pam Temmermand said.

About 50 acres have burned but no one has been injured and no evacuations have been ordered.

Temmermand said the area where the fire is burning is mainly ranchland. The temperature is in the mid 80s and winds are at 5 to 6 mph, she said.

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