Firefighters stop forward progress of Novato brush fire that forced evacuations

Smoke from a fire in Novato, Calif. is seen on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from the Nuns Fire area. (Bret McTigue )

Firefighters in Novato contained a brush fire that threatened homes and prompted evacuations Sunday afternoon.

The fire burning in the area of 7th Street and Carmel Drive was first reported after 3 p.m. and had reportedly burned eight to 10 acres. Firefighters contained the fire and no homes were burned.

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