Folsom Fire: Crews quickly contain grass fire burning near Hwy 50

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Fire crews in Folsom contain grass fire burning near Highway 50 and Prairie City Road Saturday, June 5, 2021.
(Photo courtesy of Folsom Fire Department)

FOLSOM, Calif. (KTXL) — Firefighters were able to contain a grass fire burning near Highway 50 within 26 minutes, according to the Folsom Fire Department.

Fire officials say the grass fire started burning near Prairie City Road at around 9:19 a.m. Saturday and destroyed about two acres when crews arrived.

The fire was moving at a “moderate speed” and had the potential to spread to 10 acres but was contained at 3.5 acres after crews drove off-road to mobilize their equipment, according to fire officials.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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