Oct 2, 2015 6:49 PM
A grass fire is now fully contained that was burning in north Chico Friday afternoon.
The Munjar Fire started about 2:30 Friday afternoon just south of Munjar Road, near Meridian Road. The wind quickly carried the flames.
An air tanker, helicopter and a bulldozer were immediately assigned to the fire.
The fire has charred about 50 acres of almond orchard and pasture land. No structures are threatened.
It was reportedly started by a man dismantling a trailer with a chop saw..
The fire is about 80% contained.
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