Crews stop forward progress of fire in Pittsburg

Bay Area

PITTSBURG, Calif. (KRON) – Crews are working to contain a “significant” brush fire burning near homes in Pittsburg Thursday afternoon.

According to officials, forward progress has been stopped for the fire currently estimated at 5 acres.

Firefighters continue to work to contain the fire burning along Kirker Pass Road in the area of Nortonville Road.

Officials said the fire is burning near homes south of Buchanan Road.

People are urged to avoid the area.

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