At around 2:45 pm Tuesday, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a report of a field on fire off Apollo Court and Wilbur in the City of Antioch.
Upon arrival, firefighters located a homeless encampment fire under Wilbur Avenue. When they made access through a couple of fences, they made quick knockdown on the fire without incident.
On Sunday, it was reported by CONFIRE that more than 55% of vegetation fires over the past several weeks have been started by homeless.
Antioch Police were also on scene.