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.

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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.

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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.

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