BYRON (CBS SF) – A wildfire broke out early Sunday morning and quickly burned to 30-40 acres in the dry hills on Vasco Road and near the mills.
Teams began responding to fires near Vasco Rd. and Camino Diablo in the Byron area after 9.15am. Webcam video and fire alarm showed a large amount of smoke visible for miles.
Cal Fire tweeted, “Moderate dispersion rate, wind driving, no threat to structure.”
#DiabloFire @calfireSCU on Vasco Rd and Camino Diablo Rd in the Byron area still reported about 30-40 acres more, moderate spread rate, wind driving, no structure threat per CAL FIRE Copter 106 on site. Many fire sources in the area, avoid Vasco Rd. @AlamedaCoFire pic.twitter.com/2mh0zGA8e8
– Alameda County Fire Department (@AlamedaCoFire) July 11, 2021
A warning for extreme heat was in place until 11 pm on Sunday for the drought-hit area. Temperatures have risen triple digit in the past two days with single digit humidity.
Teams from Fire Cal and Alameda County Fire Departments were sent to the scene, including Air Force.
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