Jul 3, 2013 1:31 PM by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
CAL FIRE says a sky lantern caused a small brush fire in the Pirates Cove area near Avila Beach on Monday.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to a quarter-acre.
It burned in the same area where a sky lantern sparked a fire last summer. That fire burned several acres and came close to radio and cell phone towers.
Last month, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of sky lanterns in unincorporated parts of the county.
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
8 hours ago