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Arson team investigating grass fire on Southwest Side

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SAN ANTONIO – The arson team is investigating a grass fire that damaged an estimated $50,000 worth of property on the Southwest Side on Saturday.

Crews were called out to a lot across from Palo Alto College along Loop 410.

Battalion Chief Russell Johnson said the grass fire was about 2,500 feet away from the highway, so crews had a hard time getting water to the scene.

No one was injured, but a portable building that was used as a classroom was destroyed, and several tractor trailers were also damaged.

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