Grass fires that threatened residential areas in Rancho Cordova and south Sacramento County were quickly contained by firefighters Thursday afternoon.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District reported about 2:30 p.m. that crews were battling a grass fire near Mandolin Way in Rancho Cordova’s Anatolia neighborhood and on Lindale Drive, near Florin Road.
Both fires were reported burning near fences in the neighborhoods.
The Lindale Drive fire was reported contained, with the help of Sacramento Fire Department crews, shortly before 3 p.m.
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The Mandolin Way Fire was contained a short time later without damage to residences, according to a Sac Metro fire district Twitter post.