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The fire is still burning and has grown! It is effecting about 1,500 acres and is only 10% contained. According to Cal Fire 100 are now threatened.
The fire is in the State Responsibility Area in and next to Mt. Diablo State Park. The fire burned actively all night and is now threatening PG&E electrical transmission lines, communications infrastructure on Mt. Diablo, and historical buildings at the summit of Mt. Diablo. The cause of the fire is still being investigated and over 705 fire personnel are trying to contain it.
Mandatory evacuations for Oak Hill Lane, Curry Canyon, Curry Lane, Curry Point, Trail Ride Road, East Trail Road, Russelman Park Road, Upper Trail Road and Lower Trail Road.
An evacuation center is up and running at the Clayton Community Library at 6125 Clayton Road, Clayton, California. (925) 673-0659.
Persons needing to evacuate large animals may take them to the Heather Farms Equestrian Center in Walnut Creek. For more information, please visit: www.ecwc.org or call 925-939-2929.
Road Closures: The following road closures are in effect (open to residents only, with photo identification). Marsh Creek Road closed from Camino Diablo to Regency Road in Clayton. Morgan Territory Road is closed from Marsh Creek Road to Highland Road (Alameda County). Deer Valley Road is closed at Balfour Road.
The following agencies are working to get the fire contained: CAL FIRE, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Contra Costa Fire Protection District, San Ramon Valley Fire, East Bay Regional Parks, CALOES, CDCR, California State Parks, California Highway Patorl, CalTrans, Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department, Contra Costa Public Works, Clayton PD, PG&E, America Red Cross and the Salvation Army.
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