Fire crews mopping up 50-acre brush fire near Livermore

Firefighters will stay on scene today as dry, hot weather continues

Fire crews are mopping up a wildland fire in unincorporated Livermore that burnt 50 acres of grass and brush in a canyon, according to Cal Fire.

The fire began at about 3 p.m. Sunday in the 14000 block of Mines Road, and was contained by 1 a.m. The flames came close to one home but did not damage it, according to Cal Fire.

Fire crews will remain on the scene this morning

as conditions remain very warm and dry. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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