FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Cal FIRE is assisting Fairfield local fire crews in the fight against a more than 100-acre fire off of Cordelia Road in Solano County.

The fire is not currently threatening homes, as winds have pushed the fire away to open ground.

The Fire broke out at around 4:20 p.m. Monday near Amber Court and Dawson Creek, and spread to an adjacent hill. It continued to spread to Central Way and Pitman Road, growing to three alarms. Cal FIRE was called to help with the fire and assist with protecting nearby structures.

At around 4:50 p.m., the fire grew to five alarms and was reported to be burning in Solano County as well. It forced the closure of Hale Ranch and Cordelia Roads.

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Just after 8 p.m., officials announced the fire was 70 percent contained. Crews are expected to be mopping up hotspots all night long.

Comments (2)
  1. Common Sense says:

    I bet the minor was white.

  2. Tom says:

    Well at least they used the match to light a fire and not a CRACK PIPE

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