Illegal fireworks spark house, vegetation fire in Antioch

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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. 

Video: East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

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