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Firefighters complete prescribed burn north of San Luis Obispo

Posted: 9:49 AM, Jul 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-17 19:51:20-04

UPDATE (2:15 p.m.) – CAL FIRE said the burn was complete. Firefighters were expected to remain on scene into the evening.


ORIGINAL STORY: CAL FIRE is conducting a controlled burn just west of Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday.

Approximately 250 acres of grass and brush will be burned just off Highway 1 at Gilardi Road.

Burning began shortly after 9 a.m. and was expected to last until 3 p.m. Smoke is expected to be visible throughout the day.