Cost Of Fighting Morgan Fire On Mt. Diablo Up To $4.5 MillionA fire that has burned thousands of acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past five days has cost an estimated $4.5 million in resources, Cal Fire officials said Friday.
Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo Caused By Target ShootingInvestigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.
Morgan Fire Nearly Contained, Park Rangers Begin Cleanup The Morgan Fire that has burned more than 3,133 acres reached 90 percent containment Thursday morning and firefighters expect to have it fully contained by Friday.
Firefighters Battling Morgan Fire Expect Full Containment On FridayEvacuation orders have been lifted for residents who live near the site of the Morgan Fire, and the blaze is now 70 percent contained, with full containment expected Friday, according to Cal Fire.
Walnut Creek Fire Station Burglarized As Firefighters Battled Morgan FireA Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.
Morgan Fire 60 Percent Contained, Evacuations LiftedEvacuations were lifted and outdoor activities resumed Tuesday in parts of Contra Costa County as firefighters worked to quell the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo.
Cooler Weather Aids Firefight On Mt. Diablo; 45-Percent ContainedThere was encouraging news for firefighting crews battling the Morgan fire Tuesday morning as there was no orange glow or plume of smoke visible on summit of Mt. Diablo.
Mount Diablo Wildfire Doubles In Size As Nearby Residents FleeA wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.
Dozens Of Homes Evacuated As Fire On Mount Diablo Advanceshe California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire started Sunday afternoon on the edge of Mount Diablo State Park.