Large grass fire in Sacramento County prompts area evacuations

People in the area of ​​a wildland fire in Sacramento were evacuated Sunday, officials said. The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said the fire was burning near Excelsior and Jackson roads. Sac Metro Fire does not know how many acres the fire has burned, but said it has become very extensive. Cal Fire is responding with air and ground resources. Homes in the area are at risk, Sac Metro Fire said. The California Highway Patrol closed Jackson Road between Excelsior Road and Sunrise Boulevard. A KCRA 3 photographer is on hand to gather more information.

People in the area of ​​a wildland fire in Sacramento were evacuated Sunday, officials said.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said the fire was burning near Excelsior and Jackson roads.

Sac Metro Fire does not know how many acres the fire has burned, but said it has become very extensive. Cal Fire is responding with air and ground resources.

Homes in the area are at risk, Sac Metro Fire said.

The California Highway Patrol closed Jackson Road between Excelsior Road and Sunrise Boulevard.

A KCRA 3 photographer is on hand to gather more information.

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