Firefighters respond to fire near Templeton

Posted at 2:12 PM, Mar 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-07 16:12:46-05

UPDATE – By 1:25 p.m., firefighters had stopped the forward spread of the fire.

ORIGINAL STORY – Firefighters responded to a vegetation fire near Templeton early Wednesday afternoon.

It was reported at about 12:30 p.m. on Santa Rita Road about halfway between Vineyard Drive and Highway 46.

CAL FIRE initially reported a 1/4 acre fire with a slow rate of spread. As of 1:15 p.m., fire officials said the fire had burned about three acres and crews were making good progress.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.