Grass Fire Burns Homes, Cause Evacuations in California

Video from the scene in Suisun City

 

A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said. (Associated Press)

 

SUISUN CITY, Calif. (AP) — A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said.

The fire erupted at around 3:30 p.m. near a wildlife center in Suisun City, near Suisun Bay.

By Wednesday night, the blaze had grown to 330 acres (133 hectares), Fire Chief Justin Vincent said.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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About 200 firefighters fought the blaze in 100-degree heat.

There was no immediate word on what caused the fire.

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Video from the scene in Suisun City     SUISUN CITY, Calif. (AP) — A grass fire burning northeast of San Francisco destroyed or damaged about a dozen homes Wednesday and prompted evacuations of several streets, fire officials said. The fire erupted at around 3:30 p.m. near a wildlife center in Suisun City, near Suisun […]

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