A pair of brush fires fueled by high winds were burning in Ventura County Tuesday evening as another small blaze was also spotted near the pier.

The first wind-driven fire broke out near 3270 Perkin Ave. off of the 101 Freeway. It was about 5 acres.

No structures were threatened but homeless people were being evacuated.

The smaller fire was spotted near the pier by NewsChopper4.

It was also about 5 acres.

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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