UPDATE 5:08 p.m.: Firefighters have now contained a brush fire near Zinfandel and Douglas Boulevard in Rancho Cordova. The fire broke out about 2:30 p.m. and has consumed around 140 acres according to Sacramento Metro Fire.
The fire damaged at least two empty buildings.
Original Post: Crews were busy Monday afternoon as they battled several fires in the Sacramento region and in the Sparks area.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District reported a 100-acre fire in the Rancho Cordova area. The blaze erupted near Zinfandel Drive and Sunrise Boulevard.
Near Wilton, traffic on Highway 99 was backed up due to a grass fire.
Wilton, CSD and Herald units working a grass fire on Hwy 99-NB and SB down to one lane between Dillard and Arno pic.twitter.com/c2o2BoSBYp— Wilton Fire Pro Dist (@WFPDPIO) July 3, 2017
Another grass fire burned near Phillips and Westbrook roads in Roseville. There were no structures threatened in that blaze.
Roseville Fire is currently working a grass fire near Phillips Road and Westbrook Road. No structures threatened at this time. pic.twitter.com/VL4o9qx1cf— Roseville Fire (@RSVL_Fire) July 3, 2017
Meanwhile near Sparks, a fire in the Golden Eagle area prompted a brief voluntary evacuation. That evacuation has since been canceled though the blaze continues to burn.