Forward progress stopped on vegetation fire in Contra Costa County

Forward progress has been halted for the Franklin Fire which broke out near Rodeo in Contra Costa County on Monday evening.

The fire is currently 75 percent contained and threats to structures have been mitigated, Cal Fire said.

The Contra Costa Sheriff lifted evacuation warnings for the area and residents can "resume normal activities," according to the sheriff.

The 100-acre blaze accelerated quickly at a "dangerous rate of spread" and had threatened some structures, according to Cal Fire.

Mutual aid was provided by Contra Costa Fire, the Contra Costa Sheriff, and the California Highway Patrol, which handled closures and traffic control.