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Multiple homes damaged in 2-alarm fire in Sacramento County, officials say

The fire was elevated to two alarms due to a lack of water resources in the area, according to a Sacramento Metro Fire commander.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Crews battled a fire Friday evening that damaged three homes and some cars, said Sacramento Metro Fire.

According to a tweet from the fire department, the house fire sparked near Elder Creek Road and Hedge Avenue in the Vineyard area of Sacramento County.

The fire was elevated to two alarms due to a lack of water resources in the area, according to a Sacramento Metro Fire commander. A second truck brought in water to help extinguish the flames.

Sacramento Metro Fire said several firefighters sustained heat-related injuries during the fire. One firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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