Grass fire extinguished near Rossmoor

June 8, 2009 9:17:47 AM PDT
Firefighters have extinguished a vegetation fire that burned up a hillside near Rossmoor in Walnut Creek this morning, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokeswoman Emily Hopkins said.

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The fire was reported at 8:08 a.m. at 2400 Golden Rain Road across from a shopping center, Hopkins said.

Because it is wildfire season, firefighters responded with a full wildland response, which included five engines, Hopkins said.

The blazed was knocked down at 8:28 a.m., but firefighters were expected to remain in the area to make sure no hot spots re-ignited.

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