Fire burning in Knightsen grows to 75 acres, 65-percent contained

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KNIGHTSEN, Calif. (KRON) – Evacuations are underway near Brentwood after a fire broke out along the Holland Tract Monday afternoon, according to East Contra Coast Fire Protection District.

As of 6 p.m. fire crews reported that the fire had grown to 40 acres and evacuations were underway for residents near Brentwood Marina.

By 7:11 p.m., officials say the fire had grown to 75 acres and was 65-percent contained.

The fire is off of Delta Road and Holland Tract Road, northeast of Brentwood.

Fire officials reported that the fire was 20 acres at 3:42 p.m. and was growing due to the wind.

Cal Fire is assisting in battling the fire.

Check back for more updates as this is developing.

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