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Highway 24 fire in Orinda

By scarney
Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 4:52 pm in Orinda.

A fire started shortly before 1:20 p.m. today near the Orinda exit off of Highway 24 eastbound. The fire spread out overĀ a 2.5-acre area between the Orinda exit off ramp and Highway 24.

Moraga-Orinda Fire District, Contra Costa County Fire District and East Bay Regional Park District fire crews all arrived to fight the blaze. A team of 60 firefighters from the multiple agencies were able to contain the fire in approximately 30 minutes.

The Orinda exit was closed while fire crews contained and fought the fire. Traffic was not affected much due to the time of the day the fire happened.

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