At 12:15 pm Friday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire on Kirker Pass Road between the City of Concord and City of Pittsburg.
Multiple callers reported smoke and flames showing with a small spot fire and a short time later a hillside on fire.
Engine 11 arrived on scene reporting 3 separate fires
CONFIRE was working on having law enforcement shut down Kirker Pass Road. The request was for the southbound direction in Pittsburg. A hard closure was at Kirker Pass and Castlewood Drive.
As of 12:29 pm, CONFIRE had requested a second-alarm response.
As of 12:46 pm, 3 separate fires were making aggressive runs up the hill. BC8 reported the fire was estimated at 20-acres.
As of 12:47 pm, fire was estimated at 30-acres with potential to grow to 100 acres. Air support has been requested to the scene for water drops.
1:45 pm Update
CONFIRE reporting Kirker Pass Road grass fire between Concord & Pittsburg currently not contained, has burned to approximately 90 acres. No structures threatened. Kirker Pass Road closed in both directions
2:51 pm Update
According to Contra Costa County Fire, the fire was estimated at 105 acres and it was determined that a malfunctioning vehicle caused the fire. Kirker Pass was anticipated to be closed for the next several hours.
Check back for updates.
|5:21 PM||27|| ***SB LNS CLOSED / UNK ETO / NB OPEN***|
|5:20 PM||26|| AFFIRM / NB OPEN PER CNCD|
|5:20 PM||25|| 404N INQ IF CNCD PD OPENED NB LN|
|4:44 PM||24|| 19-404N STILL NEG ETO FOR SB LNS HOWEVER I/C WILL ADV CNCD PD KNOW THEY CAN OPEN UP NB LNS //CONT TO PERIODICALLY CHECK W/CNCD IF THEY OPEN IT UP AND ADV PIT PD|
|3:44 PM||23|| 1039 CNCD PD LINE 67/68|
|3:39 PM||22|| ARROWHEAD ADV’D THEIR 1185 ETA 1-2 HRS|
|3:39 PM||21|| ARROWHEAD TOW LL – WAS REQ’D BY INVD PTY // INQ IF ABLE TO ACCESS // CPYS CHP NEG 1097|
|1:20 PM||20|| A19-404M 404M FIRE IS MOVING TOO FAST – FIRE IS MOVING UP ON NORTONVILLE / PITTS PD WILL SHUT IT DWN AT DWN PHEASANT AT RR OR RR/PHEASANT FOR HARD CLOSURE / 1022 CO RDS|
|1:11 PM||19|| PER CNCD – THEY HAVE A HARD CLOSURE IN PLACE CLEARBROOK X KIRKER PASS – IT’S CLOSED DWN PRETTY FAR INBOUND // 1039 CO RDS|
|1:09 PM||18|| 404M RADIO 10-1 / LN 54 IS PER S7 WHO WAS 10-5’ING / 404M WAS LL W/ HIM|
|1:08 PM||17|| 404M REQ CO RDS FOR CLOSURE OF SB KIRKER PASS / UNK ETO / EXTENDED DUE TO THE FIRE / ADVS CNCD THEY NEED TO DO A HARD CLOSURE ON THEIR END FOR THE SAME|
|12:53 PM||16|| ^***ISSUE SIGALERT*** KIRKER PASS RD NEAR TOP OF THE HILL CLOSED BOTH DIRECTIONS DUE TO BRUSH FIRE IN AREA. UNK ETO REF LOG 0989|
|12:48 PM||15|| 19-404M ISSUE SIG ALERT / SIGNIFICANT FIRE / FD PERSONNEL WILL BE 10-6 HERE FOR A WHILE*************|
|12:47 PM||14|| 19-403 97 NB LNS ARE ALSO CLOSED DWN / 404M CPY|
|12:42 PM||13|| [Appended, 12:45:39]  XFER CC CO FIRE|
|12:41 PM||12|| [Appended, 12:45:39]  HILLSIDE /VISUAL OF SMOKE AND FLAMES|
|12:36 PM||11|| [Appended, 12:36:45]  DECLINED TO BE XFERD TO FIRE|
|12:35 PM||10|| [Appended, 12:36:45]  FIRE WAS HEADED THAT WAY|
|12:29 PM||9|| RP ADV FIRE SHOULD SEND MORE ENG COMPANIES|
|12:26 PM||8|| [Notification] [CHP]-PER COCO FIRE – REQ CHP FOR 1184 – VEG FIRE ON WEST SIDE OF KIRKER PASS AT TOTH – VEHS DRIVING THROUGH SMOKE and MULT NEAR TC’S W/ FIRE ENGINE // CPYS CHP ENRT [Shared]|
|12:22 PM||7|| [Appended, 12:22:31]  XFER FIRE|
|12:17 PM||6|| TRYING TO XFER TO COCO FIRE LINES BUSY|
|12:15 PM||5|| [Appended, 12:16:01]  XFR CON FIRE|
|12:15 PM||4|| [Appended, 12:16:01]  BRUSH FIRE|
|12:15 PM||3|| XFR FIRE|
|12:15 PM||2|| FIRE IN HILLS|
|12:14 PM||1|| [Appended, 12:15:37]  BRUSH FIRE ON RS|