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Summit Fire in Banning is fully contained

Saturday, May 04, 2013
A firefighter works to put out the Summit Fire in Banning in this April 2013 photo.

A firefighter works to put out the Summit Fire in Banning in this April 2013 photo. (KABC Photo)

The Summit Fire burning near Banning was fully contained at 1,366 acres, fire officials said Saturday.

This fire has claimed one home.

Two people were injured, but there was no word on if the injured individuals were firefighters or residents of the home that burned down. All evacuations in the area have been lifted.

FEMA is now considering the Summit Fire a major disaster. The federal government will cover about 75 percent of firefighting costs.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.</p

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