For Immediate ReleasePress Contact: Avery Webb, Berkeley Fire Department, (510) 981-5501
SMOKE FROM SOLANO COUNTY FIRE REACHING BERKELEY
Berkeley, California (Friday, October 04, 2013) - October 4, 2013 - (17:55 PDT) Smoke from an 8-alarm brush fire in Solano County has largely dissipated Friday evening, hours after it had blanketed much of Berkeley. The smoke prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue an advisory, which can be read here, asking Bay Area residents to take precautions when going outside.
If events should change, we will update the site.