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UPDATE: Fire near Templeton nears full containment

Posted: 7:30 PM, Jun 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-06 22:33:17-04

UPDATE (7:30 p.m.) – CAL FIRE says the Eureka fire is 90 percent contained, and crews are expected to clear the scene soon.

The fire burned a little more than 12 acres of grass.


 

UPDATE (1:55 p.m.) – CAL FIRE reports that the so-called Eureka Fire is holding at just under 10 acres.

Fire officials say air tankers are headed back to base.


 

UPDATE (1:45 p.m.) – CAL FIRE reports the at Templeton Rd. and Eureka Ln., now called the Eureka Fire, has burned approximately 6 to 7 acres.


 

ORIGINAL STORY (1:38 p.m.) – CAL FIRE firefighters were responding to a vegetation fire between Templeton and Atascadero on Thursday afternoon.

It was reported at about 1:10 p.m. in the area of Templeton Rd. and Eureka Ln.

CAL FIRE reports an initial two to three acres of grass burning with power lines down in the area.

Additional engines are being requested.

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