At 8:13 pm Sunday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District were dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire in the 14000 block of Byron Highway in the Town of Byron.
The fire is located near Hoffman Lane and was estimated to be the size of a football field.
By 8:29 pm, Battalion 5 reported he was on scene of a goat farm with several piles of goat waste on fire and throwing embers.
PG&E says the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) has begun in Contra Costa County. The shutoff will take place over the next two hours. PG&E now estimates 15,482 customers in Contra Costa will be impacted. That number has gone down.
8:50 pm – forward progress has stopped. Crews were able to knock down the visible fires and then turned the scene over to the property owner.