SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A fire burned in an area of thick brush and trees along the American River Parkway in Sacramento.
The fire started just after 6 a.m. Tuesday, about a half mile east of Discovery Park, just off the American River Bike Trail, according to Sacramento Fire Department spokesperson Chris Harvey.READ MORE: 'Thousands Of Dollars In Damage;' Sacramento Sideshow Organizer Arrested In North Natomas
The fire began in grass and eventually spread to bushes and trees. It was contained to approximately 2 acres.
No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.READ MORE: Tracy City Council To Consider Appointing New City Manager At Upcoming Council Meeting
Firefighters used drip torches to light backfires along a dozer line fire to prevent the northward spread of the blaze.
Crews were having trouble containing the fire after it spread to trees and caused burning limbs to fall.MORE NEWS: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th