Two to three acres of grasses burned, likely as a result of bottle rockets, in northwest Fresno near Santa Fe and Bluff avenues on Thursday night.
Battalion Chief Todd Tuggle said firefighters received a call about bottle rockets being fired into the air shortly before three simultaneous fires began. Firefighters finished extinguishing the fires shortly after 8 p.m. No structures were threatened.
Tuggle said the wind would have driven the flames toward the houses on the hillside if the fires had occurred a few hours earlier.
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