Firefighters contain grass fire in San Francisco

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Saturday, July 8, 2017
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Firefighters were working to put out a grass fire near the Crocker Amazon Playground in San Francisco Friday afternoon.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Firefighters contained a grass fire near the Crocker Amazon Playground in San Francisco Friday afternoon.

Officials say the fire burned a total of 23 acres. A large plume of smoke built over the area and was visible from different parts of the city, and a shelter-in-place order was issued while firefighters tried to gain the upper hand on the blaze.

There were no reports of injuries or damage to any homes.

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A grass fire burns near the Crocker Amazon Playground in San Francisco on Friday, July 7, 2017.
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