Firefighters Battle Pair of Afternoon Vegetation Fires in Pittsburg

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

On Friday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District battled a pair of vegetation fires in the City of Pittsburg.

At approximently 3:25 pm, firefighters were dispatched to a vegetation fire in the area of the 2200 block of Santa Maria at Los Palos Dr with a report of a 1/2 acre of vegetation on fire. A large column of smoke was reported while crews were responded. When E87 was on scene, they estimated the fire to be around 2-acres and threatening multiple homes. They called for a second alarm for structure protection by 3:29 pm.

Pittsburg Police also responded to the scene to provide traffic control and help with possible evacuations on Honey Ct.

By 3:50 pm, the fire was contained to just under 2-acres.

Willow Pass Road Fire

At approximately 2:30 pm, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to the 1500 block of Willow Pass Road off N Parkside in the City of Pittsburg. The fire was near the railroad tracks and smoke was picked up by the Mt. Diablo Camera. Crews were able to get the fire under control without incident.

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About the Author
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.