By CBS13 Staff

VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency while battling a grass fire just north of Vacaville on Thursday.

The Dixon Fire Department said the firefighter was injured battling a 6-acre fire in the area of Timm Road and Shawn Lane. The department said crews responded to that fire at around 3:20 p.m.

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The Vacaville Fire Protection District said, at approximately 4 p.m., that multiple grass fires were burning in the area of Peaceful Glen Road and Timm Road, which is a block away from that fire. The area is just west of the small Solano County community of Allendale and about seven miles north of Vacaville.

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The injured firefighter was taken to Kaiser Vacaville and the fire they were battling has since been cleared. The condition of the firefighter is unknown at this time.

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There are homes peppered through the area along with open fields and brush.