20 Fire Crews Wrestle With Walnut Creek Blaze

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    A fire in Walnut Creek seen from the corner of North Main and Treat Blvd.

    Firefighters are battling a four-alarm fire that is burning at a lumber yard in Walnut Creek this afternoon, a Contra Costa County Fire
    Protection District spokeswoman said.

    The fire was reported at 1:44 p.m. at Piedmont Lumber, located at 2860 N. Main St, spokeswoman Emily Hopkins said.

    About 20 engines have responded to the fire, which was still burning as of 3:30 p.m. The blaze has damaged the structure on the property as well as lumber in the yard, Hopkins said.

    No injuries have been reported, she said.