FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — Fairfield firefighters were responding to a vegetation fire that shut down Highway 12, on Monday night.
Firefighters responded to the 2-acre fire at state Highway 12 and Beck Avenue “moving with a moderate rate of spread” around 8:30 p.m., according to the Fairfield Fire Department.READ MORE: UPDATE: Cal ISO Extends Flex Alert Into Friday; Bay Area, NorCal Heat Wave May Break Records
Eastbound Highway 12 was closed. Authorities warned drivers to avoid the area.
Within about an hour, “forward movement was stopped,” according to authorities, and crews were mopping up.READ MORE: Gas Leak In San Francisco's Inner Richmond Prompts Shelter-In-Place, Evacuations
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Fairfield firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire at Highway 12 & Beck Avenue. Please avoid the area
— Fairfield Fire Dept. (@Fairfieldfire) June 8, 2021
There were no reports of damages or injuries.