Fairfield firefighters working grass fire near Cordelia
FAIRFIELD — Fairfield firefighters were working a three-alarm grass fire Saturday that started along the 2200 block of Cordelia Road.
The fire was reported at around 3 p.m. and was quickly upgraded to a third alarm to bring more firefighters to the scene. Firefighters confirmed that trains had been stopped along the nearby tracks until firefighters give the all-clear to resume rail traffic.
A command post was established at 275 Beck Ave.
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Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He has worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid Washington Redskins fan, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.