Fire on Mt. Diablo sparked by lightning; no evacuations issued

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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – People who live on the upper portion of Morgan Territory Road in Danville should be prepared to evacuate due to fires in the area Sunday.

In an alert, Cal Fire said a Fire Warning on Morgan Territory Road has been issued due to the growing fire, which was sparked by lightning earlier Sunday.

As of 10:45 a.m. no evacuations have been ordered.

Multiple fires caused by lightning that broke out across the county are being called the Deer Complex.

The fires are south of Briones Valley Road in Brentwood, at Marsh Creek and Deer Valley roads, and inside Round Valley Regional Park.

Crews remain on the scene battling the fires.

An Air Quality Advisory has been issued in the area.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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