Castro Valley brush fire grows to almost 50 acres near I-580

A firefighter is seen during a wildfire in Castro Valley, Calif. on Sunday, August 26, 2018. (Alameda County Fire Department)

A vegetation fire burning near Paloverde Road in Castro Valley is 75 percent contained, the Alameda County Fire District said.

Firefighters have stopped progress of the 48-acre fire, the agency said on Twitter. The fire could be seen from Interstate Highway 580.

Cal Fire and other local agencies have also responded to the fire, said Alameda County battalion Chief Jeff Kramm.
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