3:40 P.M. UPDATE: The fire at Bradshaw Road and Jackson Highway has been contained to approximately five acres, according to Metro Fire.
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A grass fire has started in Sacramento County after a vehicle ran into a pole, Sacramento Metro Fire said.
The fire started around 3 p.m. Saturday when a single vehicle crashed into a pole at Bradshaw Avenue and Jackson Road, knocking down wires along Bradshaw Road, igniting a grass fire.
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The grass fire has grown to one acre, at a slow rate of speed. Metro Fire’s Copter 2 is guiding crews into the field for a fire attack.
SMUD has confirmed the wires are no longer energized.
Westbound Jackson Highway at Bradshaw Road was closed down to fight the grass fire and southbound Bradshaw was shut down from Kiefer to Jackson.
Please take other routes.
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