PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A grass fire near Loomis prompted one apartment complex to evacuate early Friday afternoon.

The fire started in the area of Brace Road, near Sierra College Boulevard.

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Firefighters responded to the scene and an evacuation warning was sent out for the immediate area. Placer County deputies also evacuated the Sierra Meadows Apartments along Starlight Lane.

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Forward progress of the fire has since been stopped. The fire was contained to about 1 acre.

Expect fire crews to remain at the scene through the early afternoon for mop-up work.

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Exactly started the fire is under investigation.