CLAYTON (CBS SF) – Mount Diablo State Park has reopened to visitors Monday after firefighters contained a blaze that charred more than 3,000 acres in the past week.
The Morgan Fire, which started Sept. 8 around 1 p.m. off of Morgan Territory Road southeast of Clayton, was contained at 3,111 acres Sunday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.READ MORE: Police Activity Temporarily Shuts Highway 17 Saturday Afternoon
The blaze had spread into the park and prompted its closure. About 75 homes were evacuated. Residents were able to return home Tuesday evening.