Wildfire burns in Solano County


SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Crews responded to a grass fire burning in Solano County on Monday afternoon, according to fire officials.

As of 4:30 p.m., the fire had grown to 300 acres but crews had gained the upper hand.

Con Fire PIO posted to Twitter just before 5 p.m. saying that the fire was ‘now extinguished’ and the ‘smoke should be subsiding soon.’

Earlier in the afternoon, the PIO tweeted saying strong winds were pushing that smoke into Contra Costa County.

The fire was reported at 3:12 p.m. near Highway 12 between Walters Road and Scally Lane in Suisun. Contra Costa Fire says there weren’t any active fires in the county at this time.

“Those with respiratory conditions should avoid outdoor activities,” Con Fire tweeted.

The Red Cross was encouraging people be prepared in case they need to evacuate. Luckily, no homes were threatened and no evacuations needed to be ordered.

Officials say there were no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time.

No other details have been released at this time. We will continue to update this story.

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