At 7:00 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of black smoke coming from the second story of a home in the 1800 block of San Andres Drive in the City of Pittsburg.
Upon arrival, firefighters confirmed the smoke and upon entry, uncovered a grow house and requested Pittsburg Police.
As of 7:28 pm, they had good knockdown on the fire.
Pittsburg Police confirmed the grow house stating the subject had bypassed the electrical and was stealing power. Officers were able to write a warrant and seize roughly $80k worth of marijuana and equipment from the residence. No injuries in the fire.