Firefighters Battle Grass Fire In Bay Point

CONTRA COSTA CO. – Contra Costa County firefighters are battling a small grass fire in a marshy area in Bay Point this afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

The blaze was reported at 3:36 p.m. in the marshy area north of the railroad tracks near Poinsettia and Suisun avenues, fire officials said.

Smoke from the fire was reportedly seen as far east as Pittsburg and Antioch, according to fire officials.

Firefighters reported difficulty accessing the blaze due to the marshy nature of the area.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation, fire officials said.

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