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brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Officials Report Monticello Vegetation Fire 55 Percent Contained

All evacuation orders have now been lifted and all public roads are open, but firefighters continue to battle the blaze in steep, rugged terrain with difficult access.

07/08/2014

Smoke billows from a grass fire in the Santa Teresa Hills of South San Jose.

Grass Fire In South San Jose Scorches 125 Acres, 2 Firefighters Injured

Two firefighters were taken to a hospital with heat injuries Monday in a 125-acre vegetation fire southeast of San Jose that stood at about 50 percent contained by late afternoon, a fire official said.

06/30/2014

Grass Fire

Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Near South San Jose Golf Course

Firefighters were battling a one-alarm vegetation fire next to the Los Lagos Golf Course in South San Jose Monday afternoon, a dispatcher said.

06/30/2014

(CBS)

Orinda Firefighters Extinguish Vegetation Fire Threatening Nearby Home

Crews put out a fire that burned an outbuilding and some vegetation in Orinda on Monday and threatened to spread to a nearby home, Moraga-Orinda fire district officials said Tuesday.

08/20/2013

Cow. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Residents Want The Cows To Moooove Back

Cows that used to graze along the top of a Walnut Creek subdivision ridge have been herded elsewhere, and that has some residents expressing concern about the corresponding increased fire danger.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/20/2011

Firefighter Graphic

Wind Fuels 600-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Several residents in the area were advised to evacuate as a precaution but no mandatory evacuations were issued.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/13/2011

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