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Firefighters Make Short Work of Third Brush Fire in 3 Days

There were several fires in Livermore over the weekend.

By AUTUMN JOHNSON

A fire in the area of Arroyo Mocho and Creek Drive late Sunday night was contained about 15 minutes after fire crews arrived, fire officials said.

Fire officials did not list a cause for the fire in the brush area behind Creek Drive in Livermore.

Fire personnel were busy in Livermore last weekend. 

On Saturday night, a mylar balloon is believed to have caused a fire near Kalthoff Cmn.

[Related article: Mylar Balloon Believed to be Cause of Brush Fire in Livermore]

Another 3-alarm grass fire was quickly contained near Granada High School on Sunday.

[Related article: Firefighters Knock Down Fire in Creek Near Granada High]

On Saturday afternoon, fire crews also responded to a crash after a car backed over a retaining wall into an occupied apartment on Paseo Laguna Secco.

Read the story: 3 Displaced After Car Backs Over Wall, Crashes into Bedroom

Nearby in Sunol, fire personnel were called to help with a fatal collision on Highway 84 Saturday evening.

[Related article: Officials ID Livermore Man Killed in Big-Rig Crash on Highway 84]

On Friday night in Pleasanton, firefighters responded to a train fatality that appears to have been a suicide.

[Related article: Officials Investigating Fatal Train Collision Involving 'Trespasser on Tracks' in Pleasanton]

Did you see any of the smoke or firefighting efforts? Tell us in the comments section. Snap any pics? Share them on Livermore Patch by clicking here.

Carina Anselmi Harrigan June 02, 2014 at 09:50 AM
It has been a very sad weekend. Saturday, I saw the aftermath of the bigrig crash, prayers to Todd's family. Then the Brush fire at Granada was pretty scary. We live close to there. Thank you to all the police and firemen that were busy taking care of Livermore and Pleasanton.

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