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Grass fire at the reservoir

By asoglin
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007 at 7:08 am in Lafayette, Moraga.

Moraga’s Campolindo neighborhood was awakened early this morning as helicopters began hovering around 6:35 a.m. and sirens sounded in the distance. We suspect our Lafayette neighbors had a similar wake up call, because the Times’ George Kelly is reporting a single-alarm grass fire at the Lafayette Reservoir. Neighbors step outside, barefoot and in jammies, to sniff the air but there’s no smoke on the Moraga side, just one helicopter overhead … then two, then three hovering above the ridgeline.

George’s latest post on the Times’ home page adds that the 3-acre fire was contained at 6:59 a.m. Moraga-Orinda and East Bay Regional Park firefighters are still on site.
— Jackie Burrell

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