Firefighters extinguish vegetation fire along Lower American River Parkway

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The Latest – Thursday, Oct. 14

7:15 p.m.

Officials said firefighters will stay throughout the night to monitor the area after the flames were extinguished.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Original story below:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento firefighters are battling a blaze along the Lower American River Parkway.

The Sacramento Fire Department tweeted at 4:48 p.m. that crews were battling the two-alarm fire just east of Discovery Park.

The flames are burning in an area of dry, dense vegetation, fire officials said.

Officials said additional help was requested.

FOX40’s live cameras picked up a tall column of smoke above the area.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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