Byron: Vegetation Fire Shuts Down Vasco Road Friday Afternoon

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At 2:00 pm Friday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the area of Vasco Road  near Walnut Blvd in Byron.

It was reported as three separate fires all within close proximity of one another. Engine 59 reported smoke showing from the fire station.

According to Battalion 5, they were a mile south of Walnut Blvd on Vasco Road. They confirmed multiple fires and requested CHP to shut down Vasco Road in both directions.

UPDATE
As of 2:30 pm, the fire was under control, however, extensive overhaul was required.

Detail Information
2:53 PM15[51] B19-404B RDWY OPEN
2:31 PM14[50] B19-404B CLOSE RDWY APPROX 30 MIN
2:28 PM13[49] B19-404B BLK RD AT VASCO CAMINO // 405 WILL BLK AT WALNUT
2:12 PM12[45] [Notification] [CHP]-CC CO FIRE LL – REQ CHP TO SHUT DOWN VASCO RD – BOTH DIRECTIONS [Shared]
2:09 PM11[41] [Appended, 14:11:05] [1] XFER CO CO FIRE
2:05 PM10[30] [Appended, 14:05:45] [2] XFER FIRE
2:03 PM9[25] XFER FIRE
2:03 PM8[23] SEES SMOKE AND FLAMES BY RDWY
2:03 PM7[22] FIRE HAS THE CALL // ENRT [Shared]
2:03 PM6[19] [Appended, 14:03:44] [4] XFR FIRE
2:02 PM5[14] XFER FIRE
2:01 PM4[9] XFER FIRE
2:01 PM3[8] 3 DIFFERENT SPOTS BURNING// FIRE ADVS ENROUTE
2:00 PM2[12] [Appended, 14:02:43] [3] RHS
1:59 PM1[3] XFR FIRE

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