The Irvine Fire, named for Irvine Drive in southeast Moraga near where the fire started, was first reported about 6:30 p.m. Sunday just southeast of Moraga between the city and the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness area near Danville.
Crews from CAL FIRE and the Moraga Orinda Fire department were fighting the fire. Helicopters from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the East Bay Regional Park District were also called in. Crews were still mopping up as of 10 p.m. Sunday.
The cause of the fire was not immediately available Sunday night.
#IrvineFire. [Update] The fire is now 20-30 acres but the forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Fire is currently 50% contained. No evacuations and no structures damaged. @Moraga_OrindaFD @ContraCostaFire pic.twitter.com/ofLs48FN79— CAL FIRE SCU (@calfireSCU) October 12, 2020
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