Firefighters Battle Grass Fires Along Highway 50 in East Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO — Sacramento firefighters battled several grass fires burning along Highway 50 Sunday night in East Sacramento.

A grass fire was first reported by the Sacramento Fire Department Sunday night just after 10. Crews were fighting flames in the area of 39th and R streets.

Minutes later, the fire department reported firefighters were battling grass fires at several locations near the highway and along the light rail tracks.

The fires damaged property in the area, according to Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade.

It is unknown what caused the fires but Capt. Wade reports they have been deemed “suspicious.”

 

This is a developing story.

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