At approximately 3:45 pm Thursday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire in the area of Pacheco Boulevard and Arthur in the City of Martinez.
The fire required a second alarm response for structure protection and ultimately went three-alarm response with water drops from CALFIRE and Contra Costa County Sheriff Assistance.
As of 5:00 pm, CALFIRE said the fire was estimated between 5-to-10 acres in size with no evacuations required as this time. The fire had a potential for 15-total acres.
|4:44 PM||7|| PACHECO BLVD CLOSED FROM GIANNINI TO LADY BUG LN|
|4:34 PM||6|| ***ISSUE T/ADV*** PACHECO AT ARTHUR – HEAVY TRAFFIC IN THE AREA|
|4:32 PM||5|| B19-683B REQ S ALERT / NB TRAFFIC IS EXTREMELY SLOW AT PACHECO/ ARTHUR / SMOKE NOT COVERING THE FREEWAY|
|4:00 PM||4|| A19-402A NOT AFFECTING FREEWAY / 97 WITH FIRE NOW|
|3:50 PM||3|| XFR FIRE — FROM 120 KAREN LN|
|3:49 PM||2|| XFER TO FIRE|
|3:49 PM||1|| GRASS FIRE ON HILLSIDE|