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Fire grows to 1,000 acres near Rancho Murieta

CalFire and Sacramento Metro Fire personnel work a grass fire along Michigan Bar Road at the east end of Sacramento county near El Dorado county south of US 50.
CalFire and Sacramento Metro Fire personnel work a grass fire along Michigan Bar Road at the east end of Sacramento county near El Dorado county south of US 50. rbenton@sacbee.com

Firefighters are at the scene of a wildland fire in the Rancho Murieta area.

Shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday, Cal Fire tweeted that the Latrobe Fire was 40 percent contained and had burned 1,000 acres. The location was initially reported off Latrobe Road, south of Scott Road, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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