BYRON — Firefighters managed to have a grass fireplace late Wednesday along an East Contra Costa roadway, authorities reported.
All-around 10:20 p.m., firefighters acquired of stories of a brush fireplace along lanes of Vasco Highway near Camino Diablo.
Flames from the blaze, dubbed the Camino Fire, were visible from many miles away, according to at the very least 1 California Freeway Patrol report.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District crews responded, and arrived to uncover about 10 to 15 acres burning along the two sides of Vasco.California Highway Patrol officers also responded to guide with targeted traffic regulate around the fire.
By soon following 11 p.m., firefighters managed to contain the blaze but anticipated very hot-spot extinguishment endeavours to last into Thursday early morning.
There had been no reports of accidents or threatened buildings, and a cause was nonetheless underneath investigation late Wednesday.
Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire in the vicinity of Vasco Rd x Camino Diablo Rd in the Byron Place claimed to be close to 10-15 acres from to start with device at scene. @ContraCostaFire #CaminoFire pic.twitter.com/aEeZa105QZ
— CAL Fire SCU (@calfireSCU) August 4, 2022
Forward progress has been stopped on the #CaminoFire Firefighters will fortify containment lines and extinguish all spots for a number of hours. You should generate meticulously if traveling in the region. @ContraCostaFire pic.twitter.com/G6dBx1v5mS
— CAL Hearth SCU (@calfireSCU) August 4, 2022
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