Grizzly Peak fire in the Oakland hills is now 90-percent contained

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Saturday, August 5, 2017
This is an image of the flames from a brush fire in Oakland on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- A vegetation fire in Oakland that started Wednesday near Grizzly Peak Boulevard and Centennial Road and close to the University of California Botanical Gardens is now 90-percent contained.

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Firefighters first responded to the fire Wednesday at 1:05 p.m.

Firefighters reached 90 percent containment of the fire Friday night.

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Grizzly Peak Boulevard remained closed Friday night between South Park Drive and Centennial Road.