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Morgan Fire Map 2013: Mount Diablo, CA Fire Spreads in Contra Costa

Morgan Fire Map 2013: Mount Diablo, CA Fire Spreads in Contra Costa

LOS ANGELES (LALALATE) – The Morgan Fire Map 2013 grew overnight as the Mount Diablo California wildfire spread in Contra Costa County. The fire started on off Morgan Territory Road, Southeast of Clayton. And in the latest news update, officials indicate that the mandatory evacuation zone has grown.

The Morgan Fire Map 2013 grew to one thousand five hundred acres over night. The fire is being handled by Cal Fire. They tell news that fifty to seventy-five structures remain threatened. The Mount Diablo Fire began on Sunday. But today the fire is still at only ten percent containment.

An evacuation center has been set up at the Clayton Community Library at 6125 Clayton Road, Clayton, California, officials tell news. The fire is being battled by seven hundred five personnel. Eighty-five fire engineers are on scene with thirty fire crews. Two airtankers and three helicopters battled the blaze Sunday.

Mandatory evacuation orders are in place today for Oak Hill Lane, Curry Canyon, Curry Lane, Curry Point, Trail Ride Road, East Trail Road, Russelman Park Road, Upper Trail Road and Lower Trail Road. A fire telephone help line has been established at (408) 201-4378, officials tells news.

Cal Fire tell news today that “The following road closures are in effect (open to residents only, with photo identification). Marsh Creek Road closed from Camino Diable to Regency Road in Clayton. Morgan Territory Road is closed from Marsh Creek Road to Highland Road (Alameda County).” They added that “Persons needing to evacuate large animals may take them to the Heather Farms Equestrian Center in Walnut Creek.” For the latest fire map click HERE.

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