Barriers placed on Grizzly Peak Boulevard turnouts to reduce fire hazard

Berkeley Hills
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According to Oakland Fire Department spokesperson Michael Hunt, the turnouts on Grizzly Peak Boulevard, which is located in both Berkeley and Oakland, have been extremely overcrowded. The overcrowding has posed challenges for emergency vehicles attempting respond to potential incidents efficiently.

Turnouts on Grizzly Peak Boulevard have been blocked off to reduce fire risk in response to several incidents of people setting off fireworks in the area.
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