The flames on Friday were at the doorstep of two subdivisions near Camarillo, where 850 houses are located, Ventura County sheriff's spokesman Eric Buschow said, in a Reuters report.
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Buschow says because the deputy fired his weapon the incident will go through the usual use-of-force investigation.
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