VINEYARD (CBS13) – Firefighters battled a fire at a vacant home in Vineyard on Monday.
The home is on Calvine Road near Elk Grove Florin Road, according to a tweet from the Sacramento Metro Fire Department. A Department spokesperson says the home was weakened, so firefighters didn’t enter the home. They were focused on making sure it didn’t spread.READ MORE: Blind Youth Football Player In Modesto Scores Touchdown In Team's Win
Westbound Calvine Road was closed from Frontier Drive to Elk Grove Florin Rd.
Firefighters also battled a vegetation fire on 2nd Street in Rio Linda. It was contained at 2.6 acres. The cause is unknown.READ MORE: Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car In Sacramento
#MetroFire is also on a vacant #housefire on #CalvineRd near #ElkGroveFlorinRd in #Vineyard. This structure has been multiple times and is weakened. To maintain #Firefighter safety, this is a defensive fire. pic.twitter.com/PLdbpCcFuT
— Metro Fire of Sacramento (@metrofirepio) August 2, 2021MORE NEWS: Wildfire Smoke Returns To Region As Folsom Renaissance Faire Returns