Marsh Fire in Clayton forces evacuations, burns at least 247 acres

CLAYTON, Calif. (KGO) -- Over 100 structures have been threatened in the Marsh Fire near Clayton. One home, and three outbuildings have been destroyed in the blaze that has burned over 247 acres. Officials say the fire is 20 percent contained.

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Immediate evacuations have been ordered for Marsh Creek Road near Morgan Territory Road. Sheriff's officials said to leave by way of Morgan Territory Road toward Clayton or Deer Valley Road toward Brentwood. Mandatory evacuations are also in effect for and Morgan Territory Road and Leon Drive.

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Residents have been advised to leave the areas by vehicle, to bring their pets in a carrier or on a leash and keep the windows up.

At least one home and two outbuildings have been destroyed.

Deer Valley Road and Gill Drive have been reopened.


Mandatory evacuations have been issued for:
  • Marsh Creek Road near Morgan Territory Road

  • Morgan Territory Road

  • Leon Drive

Evacuation shelter, animal shelter, and resources for horses:
Clayton Community Library
6125 Clayton Rd,
Clayton, CA

If you have horses you can bring them to the gravel lot at at Clayton Road at Peacock Creek Drive.

Additional information is available online by following #MarshFire on Twitter.

Bay City News contributed to this report.
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