Billowing smoke from vegetation fire seen across Redding

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UPDATED AT 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A vegetation fire along Victor Avenue and Cypress Avenue sparked around dusk, sending dark clouds spiraling into the sky.

According to a crew at the scene, the fire was at 1-2 acres at 8:45 p.m.

Multiple engines responded to the fire, burning in a grassy area.

Roads were closed at Victor Avenue and E. Cypress and Victor and Cascade Lanes for several hours before reopening around 11:30 p.m.

No cause of the fire was immediately known.

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