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Small Grass Fire at Beale AFB- UPDATE

A small grass fire on Beale Air Force broke out shortly after 12:30 this afternoon. Beale AFB Superintendent of Public Affairs Master Sgt Eric Pertosky says crews responded quickly.
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Pertosky says the fire was contained quickly and was extinguished around 3:00 PM.
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CALFIREĀ  estimates the blaze at just under 100 acres.
Pertosky says that fires on the base are not uncommon during the hot dry season.
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Pertosky gives credit to the Beale, Linda, and CALFIREĀ  units for the quick response.

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