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ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Air traffic has been temporarily halted at Franklin Field airport because of smoke from a nearby grass fire.

The two-alarm fire is on 12480 Bruceville Road, near the southwest corner of the airport. The fire, which is now contained, burned about 120 acres, according to a statement from the Consumnes Fire Department.

No structures are being threatened by the fire and no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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