Crews Battle Grass Fire Near Cal Expo

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SACRAMENTO–

Sacramento Fire crews are battled a brush fire Friday afternoon near Northrop Avenue, just east of Cal Expo.

Some smoke could be seen in the area, but firefighters say thick brush as slowed the fire’s advance.

A helicopter dropped water from above, but high power lines limited access from the air.

The fire was contained shortly after 1 p.m. The cause is under investigation.