Chico Fire battled vegetation fire near apartment building

Fire crews worked to put out flames burning just feet away from an apartment building.

Posted: Jul 24, 2020 8:22 AM
Updated: Jul 24, 2020 10:11 AM

CHICO, Calif., - Fire crews in Chico worked to put out flames burning just feet away from an apartment building. 

Chico Fire responded to reports of a vegetation fire that sparked in a dry creek bed near Highway 32 and 9th Street just after 3 a.m.

Before help arrived, neighbors jumped into action and tried to put out the flames themselves, according to police officers on the scene. 

No injuries were reported. Firefighters said the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. 

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