HILLSBOROUGH (CBS SF) — A vegetation fire was contained after burning in Hillsborough in the Crystal Springs area Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
The Central County Fire and Hillsborough Police departments said the fire burned in the area of Crystal Springs Terrace and was contained with no damage to any structures.READ MORE: 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Monterey, San Luis Obispo Counties
The location is a wooded, hilly area of multi-million dollar homes east of Crystal Springs Reservoir. Residents were asked to shelter in place but no evacuations were ordered.READ MORE: Oakland Police Seize Flamethrower, Drugs, Cash In Illegal Casino Bust
A traffic closure along Crystal Springs Road between El Cerrito Ave. and Woodridge Road. was lifted as of about 1:40 p.m.
There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire or the amount of area burned.MORE NEWS: Amid Team Struggles, Jimmy Garoppolo To Remain Starting QB For 49ers
San Francisco Bay Area fire crews have been battling spot fires across the region which is under a Red Flag Warning until Tuesday late afternoon.