CONCORD (CBS SF) — Firefighters have extinguished a brush fire that briefly closed Olivera Road at State Route 242 in Concord Tuesday afternoon.
The fire was first reported at 12:58 p.m.READ MORE: UPDATE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek Area
KPIX 5 photojournalist Brian Yuen tweeted out video of fire crews on the scene trying to knock down the fire.
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Olivera Road was been closed by the fire as crews worked to douse the flame. The fire burned a square area that measured about 100 feet by 100 feet. The fire was knocked down shortly after 1:15 p.m. once multiple fire units responded.MORE NEWS: COVID: San Francisco's City Employee Vaccine Mandate Is Not A First In America
Crews remain on the scene mopping up to make sure the fire does not reignite as winds begin to pick up this afternoon.