PITTSBURG (CBS SF) — Fire crews in Contra Costa County have controlled a vegetation fire in Pittsburg Wednesday that shut down Bailey Road in both directions.
The Twitter account for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District posted about the fire burning on Bailey Road shortly before 6 p.m.READ MORE: Oakland's Mills College Looks At Potential Merger With Northeastern University, May Confer Degrees Again
ConFire now working vegetation Fire in Bay Point on Bailey Road. Traffic shut down in both directions of Bailey. Please avoid the area. Crews now making initial attack, 1/2 acre at this time
— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) May 20, 2021
So far, the fire has burned about a half an acre and closed Bailey Road to traffic.READ MORE: UPDATE: Cal ISO Extends Flex Alert Into Friday; Bay Area, NorCal Heat Wave May Break Records
A short time later, fire officials said they stopped forward progress of the fire, but were still asking people to avoid the area.
Cal Fire also provided assistance. Shortly after 7:30, officials confirmed the fire had been contained at under an acre.
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