At 10:30 am Thursday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire started by homeless in the 5900 block of Bridgehead Road in the City of Oakley.
Firefighters made quick work of the vegetation fire and limited the fire to 1/4 acre.
Law enforcement responded which included Oakley Police Department, Contra Costa County Sheriff and California Highway Patrol (CHP) who were investigating the incident.
Initial reports were that a female was in the field when the fire started and took off. Another male, who was in the tent, was sleeping at the time and said he was unaware of the fire. Oakley Police told them man he had to leave since he was on PG&E property.