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4-Alarm Brush Fire Damages 3 Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Fairfield

Police said 10 homes were evacuated on the 200 block of Santa Barbara Way.

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    A four-alarm brush fire damaged three homes and prompted evacuations in Fairfield late Friday afternoon, authorities said. Cheryl Hurd reports. (Published Friday, May 20, 2016)

    A four-alarm brush fire damaged three homes and prompted evacuations in Fairfield late Friday afternoon, authorities said.

    No injuries were reported in the wind-driven fire, which forced the evacuation of 15 homes on the 200 block of Santa Barbara Way. The blaze was first reported spreading behind homes around 4 p.m.

    Fire crews were able to contain the blaze at about 6 p.m.

    Police and fire officials are looking into whether the fire was started by homeless living along a nearby bike path. The cause is under investigation.

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