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Grass Fire Burns Up To Housing Development At Beale AFB

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE (CBS13) — Residents living on Beale Air Force Base were given the all-clear to return home after a vegetation fire threatened their community Tuesday.

The fire broke out at 1:30 p.m. and burned up to some of Beale's housing. Officials say homes west of Camp Beale Highway were evacuated.

All children who were attending the Youth Center have also been evacuated, Beale officials say.

The Harris Fitness Center and Recce Point Club have been designated as evacuation points. Residents are urged to avoid west of Camp Beale Highway and north of Chuck Yeager Road.

Updates to follow.

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