Forward progress stopped for 35-acre fire in Clayton

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kirker fire

UPDATE (2:54 p.m.): The fire is 50% contained with forward progress stopped, officials said. Crews stopped the fire at 35 acres and will remain on scene for the next two to three hours.

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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Contra Costa County firefighters are working to contain a growing wildfire off Kirker Pass Road and Nortonville Road in the Clayton area.

The “Kirker fire” was first reported as 10 acres around 1:20 p.m.

It has since grown to 20-25 acres at last check.

Officials say the blaze has the potential to grow 50-100 acres.

CAL Fire Air Attack is at the scene.

Check back for updates as this is a developing story.

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