Firefighters gain control of early-morning brush fire near Martinez

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Contra Costa Fire Protection District and Cal Fire crews were able to get a small brush fire near Martinez under control early Thursday morning.

The blaze was first reported at 1:01 a.m. 1/4-mile east of McEwen Road on the eastbound side of state Highway 4, according to fire spokesman Steve Hill.

The fire was burning on a medium slope and at a moderate rate of spread, Hill said. 

There are no immediate reports of injuries.