CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (BCN/CBS SF) — A vegetation fire was contained Wednesday evening on the Phillips 66 refinery in the unincorporated town of Rodeo.
Crews from the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District and Crockett Carquinez Fire Department responded to the fire along eastbound Interstate Highway 80 after 5 p.m. and had to gain access to the fenced off area through the refinery gates, officials said.READ MORE: UPDATE: CHP Deactivates Amber Alert After Children Found Safe in Modesto
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The fire had burned about a quarter of an acre before it was extinguished.
The fire district said the cause of the fire appeared to be overhead power lines at a time when the region is under a wind advisory.MORE NEWS: South Bay Congressman Welcomes Afghan Refugees Arriving in Fremont
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