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Berkeley Police Department
Wednesday August 2nd, 2017 :: 04:37 p.m. PDT

Alert

With Fire in the Hills Prepare

Residents in the Berkeley hills should remain prepared should the fire near Grizzly Peak and the Contra Costa County border grow.

As of 4:15 p.m., the 10-acre fire was partially contained, no structures were threatened, no evacuations have been ordered in Berkeley and no injuries reported.

The fire is approximately a mile from the Berkeley border and heading East.

Responding fire departments include Berkeley, Oakland, Alameda County, East Bay Regional Parks, Moraga-Orinda and Cal Fire.

Anyone who lives in the hills and is preparing to go home should expect delays.

We continue to monitor events. Crews are expected to be on scene throughout the night and into Thursday.

Instructions:

Hills residents should be prepared

Address/Location
Berkeley Police Department
2100 Martin Luther King Junior Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-981-5900

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Unknown - Urgency not known
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Fire suppression and rescue
Event:
Wildfire

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