Contra Costa Fence Fire Suspicious

Fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a private fence in Hercules on Saturday evening, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher said.

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    Fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a private fence in Hercules on Saturday evening, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher said.

    Firefighters responded to a call reporting fire near a residence at 1132 Regatta Point at about 6:45 p.m., the dispatcher said.

    The blaze damaged a portion of a fence on private property but was contained to the immediate area, according to the fire department.

    The fire was brought under control by about 7:20 p.m.

    The cause of the fire is considered suspicious and remains under investigation, the dispatcher said.