Grass fire comes close to East Palo Alto homes

July 17, 2012 7:42:27 PM PDT
A two-alarm grass fire briefly came close to homes in East Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon.

The fire, which broke out at 5:43 p.m., came close to homes on the 2000 block of Illinois Street as it burned near the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve.

Firefighters had the fire under control by 6:45 p.m.

No homes were damaged. No injuries were reported.