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-- A brush fire burning Monday morning on the peat wetlands of Bradford Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta has charred 212 acres and prompted some evacuations. The fire was reported around 1:30 a.m. on the 2,100-acre island, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.How many people live on Bradford Island in California?
An estimated 15-25 people live on the island and the fire district helped three people evacuate via ferry boat. A brush fire burns on Bradford Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in Calif., on Monday, August 2, 2021. The fire was reported about 1:30 a.m. on the 2,100-acre island.Is Bradford Island affected by Delta Delta fires?
As Bradford Island is one of the Delta tracts not covered by any fire districts, the fire continues to fire without much resistance from firefighters, KTVU's Tom Vacar reports. BRADFORD ISLAND, Calif.How do you get to Bradford Island?
The only way to get onto or off Bradford Island is the ferry service that usually operates only during daylight hours. But emergency crews called the ferry captain to help get fire equipment to the island, and evacuate some of the people who live there.