PHOTOS: Crews battle fire near Livermore

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 east of Livermore, Calif.
This is a shot of the flames stretching up the hill by a wind gust. It was taken by Sky 7 HD of the fire in Livermore, Calif., that spread to 2,500 acres on Wed., Aug. 19, 2015.
This shot was taken at sunset of the charred hills as seen by Sky 7 HD of the fire in Livermore, Calif. that spread to 2,500 acres on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.
This shot was taken at sunset of the charred hills as seen by Sky 7 HD of the fire in Livermore, Calif. that spread to 2,500 acres on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.
You can see a tiny white plane helping to provide air drops for the fire in Livermore, Calif. that spread to 2,500 acres on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 east of Livermore, Calif.
Here is a bird's-eye view of the homes in the Livermore fire that were saved thanks to the firefighters and defensible space surrounding them on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted Wednesday, August 19, 2015 afternoon east of Livermore, Calif.
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Firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 east of Livermore, Calif.
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LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) -- Crews are battling a brush fire burning east of Livermore in unincorporated Alameda County that began on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.

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