Golden Eagle Regional Park off Homerun Drive near Vista Boulevard in Sparks was closed Monday afternoon after a wildfire broke out in the hills surrounding the area.
The Earthstone Fire was reported at 1:30 p.m. and was being fought by multiple agencies, including four large air tankers. The blaze had spread to 3,000 acres at press time Monday evening with no estimate for time of containment.
Reports of evacuations of nearby homes were lifted and no structures were being threatened at the time.
Official said the cause of the fire is under investigation.