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Press Contact: Matthai Chakko, (510) 981-7008

WITH FIRE IN THE HILLS, PREPARE

Berkeley, California (Wednesday, August 02, 2017) - Residents in the Berkeley hills should remain prepared should there be growth in theĀ fire near Grizzly Peak and the Contra Costa County border.

As of 4:15 p.m., the 10-acre fire was partially contained, no structures were threatened, no evacuations have been ordered in Berkeley and no injuries reported.

The fire is approximately a mile from the Berkeley border and heading East.

Responding fire departments include Berkeley, Oakland, Alameda County, East Bay Regional Parks, Moraga-Orinda and Cal Fire.

Anyone who lives in the hills and is preparing to go home should expect delays.

We continue to monitor events. Crews are expected to be on scene throughout the night and into Thursday.

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