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Grass Fire Burns Near Sacramento International Airport

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A helicopter helps battle a fire near Sacramento International Airport. (credit: CBS)

A helicopter helps battle a fire near Sacramento International Airport. (credit: CBS)

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento City firefighters knocked down a grass fire east of the Sacramento International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire broke out just before 2 Tuesday afternoon off of Metro Air Parkway.

The flames scorched two acres and burned about a dozen hay bales. Investigators say a spark from malfunctioning farm equipment started the fire.

Crews battled the fire both on the ground and in the air. There were no reports of any injuries or any structure damage.

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