It happened in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Highway 4 off of Christie Road outside of Hercules.
The call came in around 10:30 p.m., firefighters had the fire contained by 11:00. A Hazmat team also responded.
No one was hurt and no evacuations were ordered. Officials have not said what started the fire on the train.
A fire on a train spread to a grassy field last night in Hercules. It happened off Christie Drive near highway 4. Firefighters got it out quickly- just a few acres burned. No one was hurt - no evacuations were ordered. pic.twitter.com/i1PFd1AcHO— Amy Hollyfield (@amyhollyfield) July 24, 2019