Crews battle new blaze northwest of Corral Fire

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

LIVERMORE – Crews on Monday evening were battling a nearly 100-acre blaze near the Corral Fire, authorities said.

The Patterson Fire ignited around 4:15 p.m. near Patterson Pass Road and North Midway Road, or about 6.5 miles northwest of the Corral Fire, according to the Cal Fire Santa Clara Unit.

As of 9:05 p.m. Monday, the blaze had consumed 95.5 acres and was 75% contained.

“Firefighters continue to mop up and reinforce control lines,” Cal Fire SCU said in a social media post.

Cross Road between Tesla and Patterson Pass Road remained closed as of 8:05 p.m. Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Corral Fire broke out Saturday afternoon at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Site 300 southwest of Tracy. The fire had consumed 14,168 acres and was 85% contained as of Monday.

Two firefighters from the Alameda County Fire Department were injured while battling that blaze. They were in stable condition and recovering, according to a CalFire spokesperson.

The cause of both fires is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.