Vegetation fire erupts off Highway 4 near Concord

A vegetation fire sparked just off Highway 4 in Contra Costa County Friday afternoon, fire officials said. 

The fire has since been contained. Commercial structures that were evacuated were not damaged, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said on Twitter.

The Cal Fire SCU unit said in a tweet that the fire broke out in the area of Willow Pass and Evora roads near Concord. Some of the first images of the fire were posted on social media at around 12:30 p.m.

The fire grew to about 20 acres and was 80% contained as of 1:10 p.m., fire officials said.

By 1:42 p.m. the fire was 100% contained, officials said. Firefighters extinguished hot spots after containment was achieved. 

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