Metro Fire Crews Battling Grass Fire Near Mather

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SACRAMENTO COUNTY — Fire crews battled a grass fire east of Mather Wednesday after flames jumped a containment line during a controlled burn.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District reported the 50-acre grass fire around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. It was burning in an area near Woodring and Zinfandel drives, which is also located along Mather Golf Course.

Metro Fire announced Tuesday night they would be working on vegetation management burns in the Mather area between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday.

A dozer and a helicopter were also used in the firefight, according to Metro Fire.

No structures in the area have been damaged by the flames and no injuries have been reported.

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