Grass Fire Seen from I-5 near Old Sacramento Injures One Person

SACRAMENTO -- Smoke from a grass fire near Old Sacramento could be seen from Interstate 5 as people drove home for the day.

Around 5 p.m., Sacramento City firefighters rushed to the fire that was started at a homeless encampment near Front and O streets.

Flames burned one and a half acres of dry grass and brush. The fire was contained by around 6 p.m.

One person was injured in the blaze. An ambulance was at the scene treating that person.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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