Evacuations Ordered as Fire Threatens Homes in Port Costa, California

Firefighters issued evacuation orders for parts of Crockett after a fire broke out in Port Costa, California, on June 24.

The fire grew to 50 acres by 4:30 pm local time, an hour after being first reported, according to Cal Fire.

NBC reported that fire crews gave the all-clear for residents to return at 5 pm.

This video posted to Facebook by Karen Marie James shows smoke billowing from the fire at Port Costa as seen from the other side of the Carquinez Strait. Credit: Karen Marie James via Storyful

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