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Richmond Grass Fire Smoke over Berkeley

Thursday November 01, 2018 - 12:58:00 PM

From the Berkeley Fire Department: 

"This is AC Alert Berkeley at 12:30 pm. There is currently a large fire in the City of Richmond. Be aware that a column of black smoke is drifting over the 80 corridor from Richmond to Berkeley. There is not a fire in Berkeley. The smoke is not a threat to the Berkeley community. No action is necessary at this time. The Berkeley Fire Department will continue to monitor the situation." 

Press reports suggest that the smoke is from a grass fire on park land at Point Pinole.