Fire breaks out behind Cal Expo, another near Campus Commons Golf Course

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The Latest – Wednesday, June 2:

The Sacramento Fire Department says the fire at the American River Parkway near Bushy Lake has been contained. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.


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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A grass fire broke out behind Cal Expo during a matchup between Sacramento Republic FC and the Oakland Roots.

In a photograph shared to FOX40, black smoke can be seen behind the pitch as some players look toward the bike trail. 

The Sacramento Fire Department says the fire is in the lower American River Parkway near Bushy Lake.

“We had a couple of different incidents going on this evening,” said Deputy Fire Chief Niko King. “We responded over to Cal Expo just a couple hours ago, and while that incident was working, we had reports of another call of smoke just a little bit further east where over by Campus Commons the golf course.”

This is a developing story. 

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