Shelter-in-place issued for residents near wildfire in Saratoga

SARATOGA (KRON)– A grass fire has burned at least 7 acres in Saratoga Monday afternoon, according to a tweet by the Santa Clara County Fire Department.

The wildfire is burning in the area of Mount Eden Road west of Pierce Road.

The fire is burning uphill away from homes, toward Mountain Winery.

Crews are on the scene to contain the blaze.

No evacuations are currently in place and there no structures being threatened, according to Santa Clara Fire.

Officials issued a shelter-in-place order for residents in the area.

The order was issued so that firefighters could transport heavy equipment to the area, which is on the western edge of Saratoga.

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