If you smell smoke in Claycord, it’s because of a brush fire is burning on Kimball Island, a small island located just north of Antioch, fire and U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
The fire was reported at about 2:30 p.m., according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Inspector Steve Aubert.
Plumes of smoke from the blaze are visible in Antioch, but Contra Costa County crews have since been called away from the scene because Kimball Island is not in the county’s jurisdiction, Aubert said.
Coast Guard crews responded to assist in evacuating at least four people off of the island, Lt. j.g. Corinne Gaines said.
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