Over 700 fire personnel are working to extinguish this blaze on the mountain, which has now burned close to 3,243 acres (the number dropped from the original estimate of 3,700). The fire is now 45% contained, according to CalFire.
Here are updated numbers on equipment & fire personnel on scene:
Total Fire Personnel: 705
Total Fire Engines: 100
Total Airtankers: 4
Total Helicopters: 11
Total Dozers: 25
Total Water Tenders: 6
ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: The following road closures are in effect (open to residents only, with photo identification). Marsh Creek Road closed from Camino Diablo to Regency Road in Clayton. Morgan Territory Road is closed from Marsh Creek Road to Highland Road (Alameda County). Deer Valley Road is closed at Balfour Road.
Persons needing to evacuate large animals may take them to the Heather Farm Equestrian Center in Walnut Creek. For more information, please visit: www.ecwc.org or call 925-939-2929.
EVACUATION UPDATE: No more evacuations have been ordered. If one is ordered, we will immediately post the information on Claycord.com and on the Claycord.com Facebook page (www.facebook.com/claycord. Currently, 75 homes are threatened.
INJURY UPDATE: Three firefighters have been injured, however, none of the injuries are life-threatening.
OTHER INFORMATION: There was a flare-up due to wind on Morgan Territory tonight. At least one structure was burned, but it appears to be a shed (outbuilding). Horses were in danger, but no horses lost their lives. The flare-up is now under control.