Arson suspected as cause of vegetation fire burning in Sacramento County, authorities say

  • Source: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento
  • Published: 08/11/2022 02:27 PM

Firefighters battled a vegetation fire they believe to have been started on purpose in Sacramento County, authorities said. The about 15-acre fire burned near North Antelope Road and Antelope Road on Thursday afternoon, the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said. The fire had multiple start points and investigators believe it was arson. No one has been arrested, authorities said. No one was reported to have been injured and no structures have been destroyed. There were temporary power outages in the area due to the fire. SMUD reported at one point that about 1,538 customers were without power.


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