Grass Fire Breaks Out In Livermore

June 29, 2024 0 By JohnValbyNation

LIVERMORE, CA — Several fires broke out in Livermore Friday afternoon, according to the Alameda County Fire Department Pulsepoint app. The largest is a grass fire on Concannon Boulevard and Wente Street, close to several homes and wineries.

The fire started at 3:17 p.m. Friday, and there are 10 units on scene and one on the way as of 4 p.m., according to the app. It was a fast moving grass fire that crews quickly gained control of, according to ACFD spokesperson Cheryl Hurd.

The fire expanded to a half-acre and extended into a detached garage, but was stopped, according to a report from Watch Duty. The garage was knocked down and the structural threat was mitigated, according to radio traffic reported by Watch Duty.

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The garage was likely part of a residential fire reported at Concannon Boulevard and Arroyo Road, about a two minute drive away from the Concannon Fire. The fire broke out at 3:20 and was closed at 3:35 p.m., according to the app.

Livermore police said they are in the area performing traffic control, and asked drivers to observe road closures.

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An outdoor fire was also reported at 400 Longfellow Court, an Amazon fulfillment center in an industrial area south of I-580 near Altamont. This was also closed at 3:20 p.m., according to Pulsepoint.

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