Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm brush fire in Pleasanton late Sunday night.
Fire officials said responded to the area of Foothill Road at Laurel Creek Drive on reports of burning vegetation at 11:27 p.m. Sunday.
The fire was at the base of the Pleasanton Ridge and had the potential to spread into the wilderness and threaten residences.
With assistance from Cal Fire and the Alameda County Fire Department, the fire was stopped at 12:10 a.m. and contained to just two acres of grass and some oak trees.
The Pleasanton police closed a portion of Foothill Road in both directions as firefighters battled the blaze, and are currently investigating the cause of the fire.