The Morgan Fire that has burned more than 3,133 acres reached 90 percent containment Thursday morning and firefighters expect to have it fully contained by Friday.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents who live near the site of the Morgan Fire, and the blaze is now 70 percent contained, with full containment expected Friday, according to Cal Fire.
A Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.
Evacuations were lifted and outdoor activities resumed Tuesday in parts of Contra Costa County as firefighters worked to quell the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo.
There was encouraging news for firefighting crews battling the Morgan fire Tuesday morning as there was no orange glow or plume of smoke visible on summit of Mt. Diablo.
A wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.
he California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire started Sunday afternoon on the edge of Mount Diablo State Park.
A San Francisco man died while running a race on Mt. Diablo on Sunday, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.
A fundraising effort is underway to save a historic, 85-year-old beacon on the summit of Mount Diablo as a tribute to those who served at Pearl Harbor.
Students at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord were evacuated Thursday because of a possible threat, according to Mt. Diablo Unified School District personnel.