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Firefighters extinguish grass fire at Camp Parks in Dublin

Smoke from 250-acre blaze visible along I-580, in Pleasanton

A 250-acre grass fire on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area that temporarily closed Tassajara Road in Dublin was contained yesterday afternoon.

Alameda County Fire Department spokeswoman Pam Temmermand said the fire, which never threatened any structures, was reported at 11:30 a.m. Smoke from the fire could be seen along I-580 and in Pleasanton.

Tassajara Road was closed between Quarry Lane and Fallon Road because of the fire.

Cal Fire, the Alameda County Fire Department and the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District were among those assisting military firefighters on the base.

Alameda County sheriff's spokesman J.D. Nelson said the fire did not have an impact on the nearby Santa Rita Jail.

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by John
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 29, 2015 at 10:37 pm

The article on the grassfire would be better if it addressed the cause if the fire.


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