Crews Quickly Contain Fire Near Benton Airpark

A fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at Benton Airpark in West Redding. It was reported at around 2:30PM just off the south end of the tarmac. Redding Fire Department halted the fire about a half hour later at around 2.5 acres. Investigators say it was human-caused, but the exact cause has not been determined. Any suspicious activity should be reported to 225-4141.