(CBS SF) — A grass fire was burning east of the Altamont Pass at a landfill on the eastern edge of Alameda County.
The Waste Management Altamont Landfill is just west of the Interstate Highway 580 and 205 merge.READ MORE: UPDATE: Cal ISO Extends Flex Alert Into Friday; Bay Area, NorCal Heat Wave May Break Records
The Alameda County Fire Department said two dozen firefighters along with Cal Fire units were responding.
Winds in the area were gusting 52 mph out of the west, according to the National Weather Service. There are no homes in the area.READ MORE: Gas Leak In San Francisco's Inner Richmond Prompts Shelter-In-Place, Evacuations
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New grass fire burning near the I-580 and I-205 merge, east of the Altamont where winds are gusting 52 mph out of the west. https://t.co/y49rInntQ8
— NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) May 19, 2021
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