ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Crews on Wednesday put out a grass fire in Elk Grove that forced evacuations and threatened structures, the Cosumnes Fire Department said.
The fire was along Sheldon Road between Waterman Road and Bradshaw Road. The fire burned about 73 acres and was threatening around 20 structures, officials said.READ MORE: 'Putting Their Feet To The Fire': Placerville Group Looks To Recall Nearly Entire City Council
The department said at around 5 p.m. that forward progress of the fire was stopped. No homes were damaged or destroyed but officials said some outbuildings were burned.
Cosumnes Fire said evacuations were coordinated with Elk Grove police for the area.READ MORE: Tracking Summer Camp Sex Abuse: How To Better Protect Your Kids
A photo (right) from the fire department shows an aerial view of the burn area.
Cosumnes Fire said the grass fire was upgraded to two alarms and multiple resources were on the scene.MORE NEWS: Delivery Vehicle Reverses Over Sleeping Man Near Loading Docks In Turlock
At this time, it is unclear what started the fire.