Fire contained in Martinez near Hwy 4

A four-acre fire in Contra Costa County briefly closed part of eastbound Highway 4.

July 9, 2010 8:23:58 PM PDT
A four-acre fire in Contra Costa County briefly closed part of eastbound Highway 4 on Friday, but did not damage any houses.

Firefighters responded to the fire at 10:20 a.m. just south of Highway 4 near Franklin Canyon Road and McEwen Road in Martinez.

Two eastbound lanes of the highway were closed at around 11:20 a.m., but reopened shortly after noon.

It took firefighters about an hour and a half before they contained that fire.


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