(KRON) — Firefighters responded to a 300-acre fire in the vicinity of Tesla Road and Corral Hollow Road on Thursday afternoon, which is east of Livermore. As of 8:30 p.m., the fire had grown to 300 acres in size, according to Cal Fire.
Cal Fire told KRON4 that the fire was caused by a car crashing into a tree and erupting in fire. The fire was first reported at 15600 Tesla Road.
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Crews will be fighting the fire through the night. New crews will be sent Friday morning to take over for the day, Cal Fire said.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.