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Vegetation fire ignites on Greenville Road in Livermore

LPFD crews halt progress; plan to remain on scene of roughly 2-acre blaze

Firefighting crews were still on the scene of a small vegetation fire that was smoldering in east Livermore Friday afternoon, planning to remain for several hours as piles of debris smoldered.

Joe Testa, chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD) confirmed at approximately 2:30 p.m. that a vegetation fire had broken out on the 300 block of Greenville Road, "involving vegetation and at least one vehicle." LPFD officials announced on Twitter that the fire's progress had been stopped at 3:50 p.m.

The update on Twitter reported no injuries from the approximately 2-acre blaze, in which an outbuilding was destroyed. Crews planned to be on the scene for several hours into the late afternoon and evening.

Editor's note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Jeanita Lyman
Jeanita Lyman joined the Pleasanton Weekly in September 2020 and covers the Danville and San Ramon beat. She studied journalism at Skyline College and Mills College while covering the Peninsula for the San Mateo Daily Journal, after moving back to the area in 2013. Read more >>

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Vegetation fire ignites on Greenville Road in Livermore

LPFD crews halt progress; plan to remain on scene of roughly 2-acre blaze

by / Pleasanton Weekly

Uploaded: Fri, Aug 5, 2022, 5:33 pm

Firefighting crews were still on the scene of a small vegetation fire that was smoldering in east Livermore Friday afternoon, planning to remain for several hours as piles of debris smoldered.

Joe Testa, chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD) confirmed at approximately 2:30 p.m. that a vegetation fire had broken out on the 300 block of Greenville Road, "involving vegetation and at least one vehicle." LPFD officials announced on Twitter that the fire's progress had been stopped at 3:50 p.m.

The update on Twitter reported no injuries from the approximately 2-acre blaze, in which an outbuilding was destroyed. Crews planned to be on the scene for several hours into the late afternoon and evening.

Editor's note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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