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GASTONIA, N.C. -- A brush fire in Gastonia kept fire crews busy Wednesday afternoon.

Gastonia Fire and Agriculture Center Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the 2100 block of Chespark Drive in Gastonia around 1 Wednesday for a reported fire in a field.

Despite the high winds, firemen were able to contain the blaze in about 10 minutes.

About an acre-and-a-half were burned. No structures were damaged, and there were no injuries.

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