Contra Costa County fire crews are responding to multiple fires reported on Saturday night.
Fire officials say crews responded to more than 50 fires in the span of an hour some of which were sparked by fireworks.
Contra Costa County Fire tweeted around 11:30 p.m. that 20 fire crews were able to stop forward progress on the grass fire that was burning near homes.
After major effort involving some 20 fire crews, Con Fire confirms forward progress stopped on the Southwood/Oak Hills fire in Pittsburg with no structures lost. Crews are involved in major overhaul. Meanwhile, 2 homes burning on Crestpark in Antioch. #confiresafe4th pic.twitter.com/cClKND9A9L— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) July 5, 2020
At the same time, fire officials said there were two homes burning on Crestpark in Antioch but the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
They say due to an unprecedented demand in calls, it's only dispatching single engines out to non-structure fires.
As a result of the unprecedented demand for fire services, Con Fire is now dispatching only a single fire engine to non-structure fires. We ares currently simultaneously on scene of 14 fires across the District , including 3 structure fires. #confiresafe4th— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) July 5, 2020
Fire crews were also on the scene of four other fires in Bay Point, Pittsburg and Brentwood. They have since been contained, officials tweeted.
4 fires simultaneously in Brentwood, Bay Point, and Pittsburg, stopped quickly due to our augmented response. All are under investigation but fireworks are suspected. Please be safe tonight. pic.twitter.com/fFvFJllKgB— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) July 5, 2020
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San Jose Fire tweeted out around 11 p.m. that crews were responding to at least 20 fires around the city which include several vegetation and structure fires.
It's unknown at this time if those fires were sparked by fireworks.
The San Francisco Fire Department said crews responded to 110 fires between 3 p.m. July 4 and 3 a.m. July 5. All but two of those were started by fireworks, the department said.
1/3 #YOURSFFD responded to 110 fires between the hours of 3 PM 7-4-20 and 3 AM 07-05-20. 2 of those were burnt food, the rest caused by fireworks. Most of these were on the Southside of #SF— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) July 5, 2020
Two pediatric suffered burns from fireworks, among other reported incidents. ---- pic.twitter.com/0ixwQtlkBB
As of 10:30 p.m., Saturday firefighters in San Francisco were responding to dozens of fires including a roof fire that was sparked by a firework.
According to the San Francisco Fire Department's twitter, fires broke out at McLaren Park, Dolores Park, and Little Hollywood Park to name a few locations.
Crews were also able to contain a five-acre fire at 1199 Thomas before flames reached a few motor homes. Fire officials say this fire was sparked by a firework.
However, it's unknown at this time if all of the fires San Francisco crews have responded to were started by fireworks.