Grass Fire Burns 3 Acres Near Point Pinole Regional Park

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PINOLE (CBS SF) — A grass fire burned about 3 acres near Point Pinole Regional Park on Friday night, but firefighters were able to extinguish it before it spread to nearby homes, according to Rodeo-Hercules fire officials.

The fire was reported at 8:51 p.m. behind homes in the 1200 block of Lettia Drive, fire officials said.

Firefighters also responded from the Richmond and Pinole fire departments and the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and extinguished the blaze at 10:23 p.m.

No one was injured during the fire and no structures were damaged, according ton fire officials.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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