Grass fire in Placer County contained, evacuations lifted


LINCOLN, Calif. (KTXL) — Evacuations in an industrial area south of Thunder Valley Casino Resort were lifted Monday after a grass fire burning near Cincinnati Avenue and Foothills Boulevard was contained.

Just before 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire said the fire, spurred on by erratic winds, had burned 355 acres. By 3:12 p.m., the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was contained.

West Sunset Boulevard just west of Cincinnati Avenue is still closed to traffic, according to the sheriff’s office.

It was not immediately known how the fire started.

This is a developing story.

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