LAKE PIRU ( — A brush fire broke out Sunday afternoon in a recreation area north of Lake Piru.

The blaze was reported just after noon and prompted the evacuation of a nearby campground.

Officials told CBS2 that the fire, believed to have been started by lightning, was up to 125 acres. It was burning in a remote area and no structures were threatened.

The Ventura County Fire Department, along with Los Angeles County Fire Department, were assisting in the firefight.

No further information was immediately available.

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