No injuries reported in 8-acre fire Saturday near Gustine

The Merced County Fire Department responded to an 8-acre fire on Cottonwood Road and I-5 near the town of Gustine. The fire was contained at 2 p.m. Saturday. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and no injuries reported. The response included two Cal Fire engines; two Merced County Fire engines; one Merced County water tender; and one chief officer.