Monday, July 27th, 2009 at 6:17 pm in Moraga.
The fire in Moraga Sunday afternoon burned over five acres of land on the hill behind the Rheem Valley Shopping Center.
The fire was reported around 4:00 p.m. and firefighters had it contained shortly after 5:00 p.m.
Local firefighters fought the fire from the ground, while CALFire brought in several helicopters and a tanker plane to drop water and fire retardant on the blaze.
Although the fire¬†initially¬†threatened several structures, it did not reach the shopping center or any of the homes in the area. There was no¬†damage to any buildings, and no injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.