The fire on Morgan Territory Road near Marsh Creek has grown to 400 acres, and is spreading up Mt. Diablo, according to CalFire.
Also, residents have been ordered to evacuate. The evacuations were ordered for Oak Hill Lane and Curry Canyon Road, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher. Residents are urged to go to the Clayton Library on Clayton Road. Earlier, they were told to go to Diablo View Middle School, however, that location has been changed.
The fire is currently 20% contained.
Over 175 fire personnel are fighting this blaze that started at about 1:30 today.