UPDATE: Fire declared under control at 7:48 p.m.
ORIGINAL STORY: Several motor homes are burning at 2470 Franklin Canyon Road in Martinez Wednesday, with firefighters calling for help in providing protection for other nearby buildings.
A blaze consuming one motor home and approximately 1/4 acre of grass and brush was first reported at 6:34 p.m. A second alarm summoning more equipment and firefighters was called a short time later as fire commanders on the scene moved to halt the fire’s spread.
Six motor homes are currently burning (6:59 p.m.), with firefighters hampered by exploding propane tanks in the stricken area. Local railroad lines have been advised of smoky conditions over their tracks.
We’ll have more information here when it becomes available.