Firefighters from Folsom, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District and CalFire worked together in the early morning hours Sunday to extinguish a vegetation fire that broke out near Black Miner’s Bar State Park off Lake Natoma.

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Upon the initial call shortly after 12 a.m. Engines from Folsom’s station 36 were dispatched to what was called in as an unknown type of fire by a 911 caller. Folsom Police and State Park Officers arrived first and reported a large grass fire. Additional units were immediately dispatched.

Crews arrived to find a 1⁄2 acre wildland fire with a moderate rate of spread near the swimming and beach area.

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The fire was a mix of grass, brush, and trees. Additional engines arrived and attacked the fire with hose lines. The fire was contained within 30 minutes. Approximately 2 acres burned. 

According to the Folsom Fire Departmwnt, crew from Cal Fire arrived to assist. Crews remained on scene for 6 hours for extensive mop up of the burning vegetation in the fire perimeter.

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No injuries were reported. The cause is currently under investigation.