Over 60 firefighters battle blaze next to Hwy 99 in Fresno

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FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Over 60 firefighters battled a large fire in south Fresno on Friday evening.

At around 6:00 p.m., crews responded to the area of Cedar Avenue and Highway 99.

According to Fresno Fire Department, the size of the blaze meant that medical aid service was suspended and various engines based around the city have been relocated to other stations. Approximately three-quarters of the department was engaged in the incident.

Officials say that off-duty personnel were also recalled to add more staffing availability.

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