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Fairfield, CA Police Department
Thursday June 1st, 2017 :: 06:24 p.m. PDT
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Fire Department is working an active grass fire near Highway 12 west of Pennsylvania. Traffic avoid the area

On June 1, 2017, at 5:04 pm the Fairfield Emergency Dispatch Center recieved a call from a passerby reporting a road-side grass fire on the north side of Highway 12, west of Pennsylvania Avenue. The cause of the fires in undertermined at this time. The Fairfield Fire Department responded and is curently working to contain the fire.
 
The fire, fueled by wind and grass, progressed in a northeasterly direction from Highway 12 and threated the backyard fences of homes on James Street and an apartment community located at 201 Pennsylvania Avenue. The fire initially endangered the rear fence of the apartments, causing Fairfield Police Officers to spring into action to evacuate a handful of nearby apartments. The fire stopped just short of the fence line and no apartments or homes are currently in danger. No structures have been damaged.
 
The fire, fueled by wind and grass, progressed in a northeasterly direction from Highway 12 and threated the backyard fences of homes on James Street and an apartment community located at 201 Pennsylvania Avenue. The fire initially endangered the rear fence of the apartments, causing Fairfield Police Officers to spring into action to evacuate a handful of nearby apartments. The fire stopped just short of the fence line and no apartments or homes are currently in danger. No structures have been damaged.

Address/Location
Fairfield, CA Police Department
1000 Webster St
Fairfield, CA 94533

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-428-7300

Sgt. Jeff Osgood
PIO
josgood@fairfield.ca.gov
707-428-7444

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