Another Parkway Fire

As reported by the Sacramento Bee.

An excerpt.

A grass fire swept through more than 30 acres on the American River Parkway near Cal Expo on Saturday afternoon before being contained by firefighters.

The flames erupted at 1:30 p.m. in an area of heavy vegetation, prompting the deployment of 75 firefighters and 20 pieces of equipment, including a helicopter. Sacramento Fire Department spokesman Roberto Padilla said some firefighters would work through the night to mop up the area and put out any hot spots. The cause of the fire was being investigated.

Retrieved August 3, 2014 from

About David H Lukenbill

I am a native of Sacramento, as are my wife and daughter. I am a consultant to nonprofit organizations, and have a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior and a Master of Public Administration degree, both from the University of San Francisco. We live along the American River with two cats and all the wild critters we can feed. I am the founding president of the American River Parkway Preservation Society and currently serve as the CFO and Senior Policy Director. I also volunteer as the President of The Lampstand Foundation, a nonprofit organization I founded in 2003.
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