Sacramento Fire: Fire burns public dump site near Jackson Hwy

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5 a.m.

Around 3 a.m. Monday, Sacramento Fire Department reported that a “small contingency of firefighters” remained at the scene through the night.

The fire was mostly extinguished late Sunday, Sac Fire said.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Fire crews in Sacramento are working to put out large fire at the Florin Perkins Public Disposal Site Sunday afternoon.

Sacramento Fire Department officials announced the fire at 1:37 p.m. at the disposal site on Florin Perkins road near Jackson Highway and Belvedere Avenue.

Video taken from the scene of the fire shows large piles of trash ablaze and fire crews say they are battling heavy winds to keep it from spreading into nearby grasslands.

No information about how the fire began has yet to be released.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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