Byron: Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire on Camino Diablo


At 6:40 am Saturday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters were dispatched to a report of wires down in on Camino Diablo just west of Vasco Road in Byron.

While responding, a caller reported the wires down had began to start a vegetation fire and with wind, it had grown to the size of a bus.

By 6:56 am, Engine 52 arrived on scene and reported a grass fire the size of 15-feet by 20-feet and were attempting to extinguish.

By 7:11 am, Engine 52 reported the fire was out and cancelled all additional resources.