Watch CBS News

Brush fire burns along Highway 4 near Martinez

MARTINEZ -- A five-acre vegetation fire burned next to Highway 4 in Martinez Thursday and smoke billowed over the area

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) said the brush fire burned on a hill off westbound Highway 4 about a mile west of the Alhambra Road off-ramp.

The fire was first reported at 9:46 a.m. and quickly went to a second alarm.  As of  11:19 a.m., firefighters were still mopping up hot spots, Con Fire said on Twiiter.

No structures were in danger and no freeway lanes were closed, a Con Fire spokesperson said.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.