Crews contain 87-acre fire along I-580 in Livermore


(KRON) — Crews contained a vegetation fire that burned along Interstate 580 in Livermore on Saturday, according to fire officials.

The fire, which was originally started by a car, spread into nearby vegetation just before 7 p.m. and grew to 87 acres. Officials say wind helped the fire, located along Flynn and Carroll Roads, spread into more vegetation.

Freeway traffic was interrupted as a result of the fire, officials said. Cal Fire crews were able to contain the fire by 8:30 p.m.


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