Firefighters control multi-alarm Antioch fire

ANTIOCH — The cause of a multi-alarm fire that damaged four units in an apartment building was under investigation, authorities said Wednesday.

Shortly after 3:50 p.m., Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to reports of flames near James Donlon Boulevard and Tabora Drive.

When firefighters arrived aboard, they found at least one fire affecting a trash compactor and beginning to spread to apartments in the 1100 block of James Donlon. After calling a second alarm, firefighters managed to stop the flames’ progress, knocking it down soon after 5 p.m.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or residents trapped by fire, and a preliminary cause and damage estimate were not initially available.

Check back for updates.

Con Fire is responding to a vegetation fire that is threatening structures in the vicinity of James Donlan and Tabora in Antioch. Please avoid the area to allow first responders unimpeded access. #taboraic

— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) July 21, 2021

Firefighters have achieved knockdown on the James Donlan & Tabora fire. In extensive mop up. Four units in one apartment building damaged by fire. No injuries reported. Fire under investigation. #taboraic

— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) July 22, 2021

Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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