SOLANO COUNTY, CA - A grass fire is chewing up acreage in Solano County.
The 1000-acre fire is near Highway 12 and Nurse Slough Road/Scally Road in an area called Potrero Hills between Fairfield and Suisun City.
Flames have spread to 1000 acres and threaten about a dozen structures, a Cal Fire official said. One structure has been destroyed.
Grizzly Island has been evacuated.
As of shortly after 1:40 p.m., the California Highway Patrol reported the fire was traveling south and was prompting multiple reports of smoke drifting into Contra Costa County.
Aerial visuals showed flames coming right up to an outbuilding.
The California Highway Patrol first reported the fire a little after noon.
Firefighters hope to have the fire controlled by nightfall.
News10/KXTV and The Associated Press