Contra Costa Times

EL CERRITO -- A fire damaged two homes in the El Cerrito hills Tuesday morning.

The single-alarm blaze broke out at 8:13 a.m. at 8311 Terrace Drive and spread to a neighboring home at 920 Contra Costa Drive, just off Moeser Lane, El Cerrito Fire Department Battalion Chief David Gibson said.

A total of 27 firefighters plus command staff had the blaze contained within 45 minutes, Gibson said.

The majority of the damage was to the exterior of the properties, he said.

No on was injured. The cause remains under investigation.

David DeBolt covers breaking news. Contact him at 510-262-2728.




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