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Fire crews contain three-alarm Benicia blaze

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Firefighters from surrounding areas were called to battle a three-alarm grass blaze in Benicia on Sunday.

The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. near the Benicia Community Park neighborhood. Fire crews from Vallejo, Contra Costa and Napa Counties were called out to help contain the fire.

In some cases, flames reached within several feet of the backyards of nearby homes.

Less than an hour after the fire ignited, crews were able to get it under control.

Investigators are now looking into the cause of the blaze.

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