4. Despite the Morgan Fire’s quick growth, it is now about 20% contained — up from just 10% this morning.
6. Dozens of local residents tweeted photographs of the fire, expressing concern over its status.
Mt. Diablo fire is crazy. Hope they get it contained soon! #BayArea #fire #mtdiablo
Fire on Mt Diablo. About 10 miles from my house:
Jose Carlos Fajardo
400 acres vegetation fire near Morgan Territory Rd along Mt. Diablo State Park @CCTimes @CCCFirefighters #MorganFire
Mt. Diablo fire as seen from San Ramon Monday morning. @ktvu @cbssf
#MorganFire charring Mt. Diablo. Look closely, you can see threatened PG&E transmission lines. #news10
Mt. Diablo Fire â€“ Day 1 #MorganFire #mtdiablo
12. Update - Sept. 10, 9:58 a.m., EDT:
The fire has grown to 3,718 acres, but remains contained at 20%. 700 firefighters worked through the night on Monday, and Tuesday morning.
Evacuations remain in place for Oak Hill Lane, Curry Canyon and Curry Point, the LA Times reports.
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