ANTIOCH (KRON) — Firefighters in Contra Costa County are warning against the dangers of illegal fireworks after the explosives caused a grass and house fire Saturday afternoon.
The fire was first reported on Twitter by the fire department around 2:45 p.m.
The 2-alarm fire damaged one home on the 1300 block of Trembath Lane in Antioch, according to the fire department.
The Contra Costa Fire Protection District says the fire began as a vegetation fire and then spread to a home and shed.
In a tweet, the fire department reminded residents that fireworks are illegal in Contra Costa County.
Fire is now out at Trembath Lane at 2:59 and forward progress has been stopped on a related grass fire. Damage limited to a single residence and neighboring small shed. Extensive mop up ongoing. Please continue to avoid area. #trembathic — Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) June 15, 2019
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