PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Firefighters battled a grass fire in rural Placer County near Roseville on Tuesday morning.
Cal Fire says the incident happened off of Baseline Road.
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#BaseIncident CAL FIRE/Placer County Fire Department firefighters responded to the report of a vegetation fire off Baseline Road in Placer County. Firefighters stopped the forward progress of the 6.5 acre fire. Assisted by Roseville Fire and Sac Metro Fire. pic.twitter.com/CR7jzk3vT6
— CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit (@CALFIRENEU) May 4, 2021
Exactly what started the fire is unclear, but a total of 6.5 acres burned before crews stopped the flames’ forward progress.READ MORE: Toyota Recalls Its First Mainstream Electric Car Because The Wheels Can Fall Off
Several other fire crews responded to the scene, including firefighters from Roseville Fire and the Sacramento Metro Fire Department.MORE NEWS: Gov. Newsom, California Lawmakers Near Deal On Gas Tax Rebate
No other details about the incident have been released.