Firefighters Stop Spread of Brush Fire That Burned Near Homes in Concord

The so-called Willow Fire burned 25 acres, Cal Fire says

Firefighters on Monday halted the spread of a brush fire that burned near homes in Concord.

The so-called Willow Fire charred 25 acres of dry grass off of Willow Pass Road south of Highway 4, according to Cal Fire. The blaze was 75% contained as of 12:50 p.m.

Aerial footage from the scene captured aircraft dropping fire retardant and water on the blaze while other fire crews doused the flames from the ground.

Some people in the neighborhood right next to the fire line could be seen hosing down their property.

The cause of the blaze was not immediately known.

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