Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm grass fire near I-580 in Livermore Thursday.
The fire was reported along the highway near Isabel Avenue just
before 3 p.m.,
The flames were spreading fast, damaging two power poles with high voltage lines and threatening a construction site.
The damage to the power lines caused a power outage that affected
nearby residents and businesses, including Los Positas College, Costco and the University of Phoenix, Isabel Avenue was temporarily closed.
Firefighters from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department contained the fire at about 3 acres. Crews stayed in the area until about 10:40 p.m. making sure it was completely out.
No injuries were reported.