The fire destroyed two houses and damaged three others before firefighters were able to put it out. At least 50 homes were evacuated during the firefight.
Several Homes Burn in Fairfield Fire
Several cars in a parking lot along I-80 were also burned. Thick black smoke briefly shut two lanes of the interstate. The city of Fairfield says the cause of the fire is unknown.
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