FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — Firefighters battled a 300-acre grass fire in Suisun City near Walters Road and Highway 12.
The Suisun City Fire Department said a discarded cigarette sparked the three-alarm vegetation fire on Peterson Road Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99
Firefighters said the fire did jump Highway 12 and several vehicles did get stuck on the road for a period of time. Crews were able to get the vehicles out safely and shut down the freeway.READ MORE: 'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
The fire was burning near the South Gate of Travis Air Force Base and Travis firefighters are assisting the Suisun City Fire Department, Fairfield Fire Department and Suisun Fire Protection District.
By 5 p.m., Travis AFB officials said the fire was extinguished. There were no reports of structure damage.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
No homes were threatened and no evacuations were ordered.