Highway 4 Headlines

  • Firefighter injured as 3 small fires burn in Pittsburg area

    A firefighter was injured and traffic was delayed as three small vegetation fires burned along Highway 4 in the Pittsburg area Sunday, authorities said. The fires included a 2-acre blaze at Willow Pass Road and the eastbound on-ramp to Highway 4, another 2-acre fire on the highway and a 1-acre fire about 25 feet south of the highway. The fires' forward progress was stopped at 2:56 p.m., said Lisa Martinez, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District captain. Traffic was slowed with one lane...