Monday, September 10th, 2012 at 10:55 pm in Orinda.
Smoke rose high above Orinda this afternoon after a small brush fire broke out around 3:30 p.m. The fire started near the corner of Valley View Drive and Lost Valley Drive.
The fire was reported at 3:36 p.m. Firefighters were on the scene a few minutes later and had the fire completely contained by 4:50 p.m.
A ConFire dispatcher estimated that approximately a quarter of an acre had burned. No injuries or damage to any homes or other structures were reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated.