Official: Grass fire burning along Grizzly Peak in Oakland hills 50% contained


OAKLAND (KRON)– Crews partially contained a 20-acre blaze that erupted Wednesday afternoon along Grizzly Peak in the Oakland hills.

According to Charleton Lightfoot with the Oakland Fire Department, the fire is 50-percent contained.

Crews are concerned about hot spots growing in size as temperatures rise.

The fire was first reported around 1 p.m. and is burning along Grizzly Peak Boulevard at Fish Ranch Road.

The fire was approximately a mile from the Berkeley border.

Firefighters from Oakland, Berkeley, East Bay Regional Parks and Cal Fire worked together to tackle the blaze.

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