Geary Fire CA-SCU Geary Fire: Alameda County, Sunol Wilderness
Vegetation Fire Ohlone Wilderness Trail / Sunol Regional Wilderness, East Bay Regional Park District.
Closures: Wilderness area temporarily closed.
"With this drought, conditions are so much drier," said Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant. "It doesn't take much for something to easily ignite a wildfire."
Update 07/03/2015 1200: 45 acres, 125 firefighters, no structures appear threatened. A KTVU news van covering the fire rolled into a ditch on Calaveras Road near Geary Road, authorities said. No one was injured.
Start: 07/02/2015 04:30
Location: Fire is located in Sunol Wilderness, 10 miles east of Fremont, in Alameda County. above Calaveras road.
ROS: Fire is burning in dry thick brush at a slow rate of spread.
ROC: Steep terrain is limiting access.
Cause: Under investigation.