RAW VIDEO: Glen Cove fire in Vallejo spreads to Crockett
A fast-moving wildfire that broke out Sunday morning near Vallejo jumped the Carquinez Bridge and Interstate 80 forcing the immediate evacuation of hundreds of residents has been ordered in Crockett.
All eastbound lanes of I-80 near Carquinez Bridge have been closed from Crockett and all westbound lanes closed from the Vallejo side, according to the Pinole Police Department. Cummings Skyway is also closed at Crockett Blvd, according to California Highway Patrol.
An evacuation warning is in effect for the rest of the town of Crockett. Residents who are fleeing can go to the county’s evacuation center at the Hercules Swim Center at 2001 Refugio Valley Road in Hercules, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
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