East Contra Costa Fire Battles Residential Structure Fire in Discovery Bay

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At 11:13 am Monday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District responded to the 1400 block of Willow Lake Road in the Town of Discovery Bay for a report of a house on fire.

Engine 59, while responding, reported a large column of black smoke showing from a few miles away and when they arrived on scene determined that this was a working structure fire.

Firefighters battled the fully involved working fire for about 40-minutes before knocking it down.

As of 12:07 pm, they were in overhaul and the home was a complete loss. A fire investigator was requested to the scene.

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