The Corral Fire has grown to 14,000 acres and the evacuation order for neighborhoods southwest of Tracy remains in place, but parts of Interstate 580 have reopened, the fire is 30 percent contained and Cal Fire said firefighters are making progress.

”Firefighters have made good progress constructing and improving control lines,” Cal Fire said on social media Sunday afternoon.

Nearly 400 firefighters assisted by air tankers are fighting the fire, which started near Livermore National Laboratory Site 300 Saturday.

Interstate 580 was closed from I-205 to I-5 overnight and most of the morning, but westbound I-580 is now open and the left lane of eastbound I-580 lane is also open. The right lane of eastbound I-580 remains closed from Corral Hollow Road to South Bird Road, Caltrans said on social media at 1 p.m. Sunday.

On Sunday morning, Cal Fire said strong winds and dry grass have made it difficult to contain.

People in neighborhoods southwest of Tracy remain under an evacuation order.

Residents located west of the California Aqueduct, south of Corral Hollow Creek, west to Alameda County and south to Stanislaus County were told to leave the area Saturday night, according to the San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services.

A temporary evacuation point will be at Larch Clover Community Center, 11157 West Larch Road in Tracy, the county office said.

he Corral Fire was first reported about 2:30 p.m. east of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Site 300.

Two Alameda County firefighters were hospitalized for treatment of minor to moderate burns Saturday, said Cheryl Hurd, a spokesperson for the department.

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately determined, Hurd said.

Site 300, covering 7,000 acres about 15 miles east of Lawrence Livermore's main site, is part of the laboratory's nuclear weapons stockpile stewardship program, according to its website.

The facility assesses the operation of non-nuclear weapon components through hydrodynamic testing and tests new conventional explosives for use as part of the nuclear stockpile, the laboratory said.

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