February 26, 2024
The 27-acre fire was 50% contained just after 7 p.m. Friday.

ALAMEDA COUNTY – Crews on Friday night were fighting a fire in the Altamont Pass, according to authorities.

The blaze was reported at 5:37 p.m. at Interstate 580 and Grant Line Road, Cal Fire said in a social media post. As of 7:07 p.m., the fire covered 27 acres and was 50% contained.

“Dozers and crews are working to reinforce containment lines,” Cal Fire said in the post.

#GrantFire [update] I 580 X Grant Line Rd in the Altamont (Alameda County) is now 27 acres and 50% contained. Dozers and crews are working to reinforce containment lines. #CALFIRESCU @AlamedaCoFire pic.twitter.com/87w2WBvImn

— CAL FIRE SCU (@calfireSCU) August 26, 2023

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