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Just after putting out 14,000-acre Corral Fire, crews battle another brush fire in Livermore

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Crews are working to contain a small brush fire that broke out in Livermore just north of Interstate 580 on Saturday shortly after noon.

The 41-acre Greenville Fire was 60% contained as of Saturday at 2 p.m. Firefighters were making good progress, and forward progress had stopped, according to a social media post from Cal Fire.

The fire broke out a few miles west of where the Corral Fire burned 14,168 acres last week, southwest of Tracy and near Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Site 300. That fire was finally declared contained on Thursday. The cause of that fire is still under investigation.

Both fires broke out near the Altamont Pass — a site subject to frequent brush fires, due to high winds that gain speed as they squeeze through the narrow canyon.

Cal Fire crews are working to stop progress of a 41-acre fire that broke out Saturday in Livermore, not far from where the 14,000-acre Corral Fire burned just a week earlier. (Courtesy of Cal Fire SCU) 

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