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Fire and emergency personnel battle six-alarm brush blaze


More than 60 firefighters and emergency personnel battled a six-alarm brush fire in Riva in central Anne Arundel County on Friday afternoon.

The blaze was in a wooded area near Glen Isle and Riva roads. No homes or businesses were threatened, fire officials said.

Two firefighters were treated for exhaustion at Anne Arundel Medical Center and were released.

Firefighters from Anne Arundel, Queen Anne's and Prince George's counties and the Naval Academy brought the fire under control about 5: 15 p.m. Anne Arundel County officials had not determined the cause, but said no investigation is planned.

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