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Crews extinguish fires off I-5, Highway 99 in Sacramento

Sacramento Fire Department extinguishes fires at I-5 and Highway 99

Vegetation fires at the I-5 and Highway 99 interchange were extinguished Monday afternoon.
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Vegetation fires at the I-5 and Highway 99 interchange were extinguished Monday afternoon.

Two fires in northern Sacramento burned approximately 4 acres of grass and brush Monday afternoon.

The Sacramento Fire Department responded about 3 p.m. to the fires, one off Highway 99 and the other near the Interstate-5/Highway 99 interchange, said Chris Harvey, a Fire Department spokesman.

The fire were extinguished by 3:45 p.m., but Harvey said firefighters remained on scene mopping up the area. The cause of the fires has not been determined.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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