Antioch: Firefighters Make Quick Knockdown of Vegetation Fire on E 6th Street


At 9:17 am Wednesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire on E 6th Street in the City of Antioch.

While responded, a dark column of smoke was reported.

Upon arrival, Engine 81 reported a 1/4 acre fire in a vacant lot on a hillside behind a home. They stated they could handle with a single unit and cancelled the balance. They were on scene for about 50-minutes.

According to the fire investigator on scene, the cause of the fire was undetermined. There were homeless in the area at the time the fire broke out.


  1. Democrats need to hire better arsonists…these homeless arn’t getting the fires going here and the power turned off quickly enough.

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