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Wildfire chars acre near Penryn Sunday afternoon

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A brush fire scorched a little over an acre of wildland between Penryn and Newcastle late Sunday afternoon, March 28. Penryn and Newcastle fire district crews responded to the blaze at about 5:30 p.m. and were joined by South Placer Fire and Cal Fire personnel, according to Bo Sherwood, engineer with the Penryn Fire Protection District. The fire was located in the area of Peachtree Lane, off Callison Road, Sherwood said. No structures ere damaged and there were no injuries in the incident. Cause of the fire was unavailable as of Monday morning.