Fire evacuation orders still in effect for resident in Contra Costa County near Brentwood

Bay City News
Saturday, July 8, 2017
This is an image of firefighters working to contain a brush fire in Brentwood, Calif. on Friday, July 8, 2017.

BRENTWOOD, Calif. -- Evacuations are still in effect for residents of about 50 homes in Contra Costa County south of Brentwood where vegetation fires are burning, a Cal Fire official said Saturday morning.

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About 200 firefighters are battling three vegetation fires, according to Cal Fire Division Chief Jim Crawford. Two are contained, while firefighters have not yet contained a third, he said.

One of the fires, near Deer Valley Road, is contained, he said.

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There are two other fires, both in the area of Marsh Creek Road, Crawford said. One of those fires is contained, while firefighters have not yet contained the other vegetation fire in this area, he said.

A total of about 240 acres in this rural area are affected, and there are no injuries, according to Crawford.

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