120 Acre Grass Fire In Benicia Fully Contained
BENICIA (CBS SF) – A grass fire in Benicia grew to 124 acres before it was fully contained Tuesday night, fire officials said.
Crews responded to reports of a fire near an industrial park in the 4500 block of California Court around 2:20 p.m., according to a Benicia fire dispatcher.
The fire, which burned near Lake Herman Road about a mile west of Interstate 680, spread quickly, fueled by 20 mph winds and dry conditions, Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant said.
Crews contained had the blaze 100 percent contained as of 10:30 p.m., according to Cal Fire.
A shed was burned but the fire threatened no other buildings and no injuries were reported, Benicia fire Division Chief K.C. Smith said.
Smith said firefighters will remain in the area overnight mopping up.
Firefighters from Solano, Contra Costa and Marin counties also assisted in fighting the fire.
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