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Update: Fires in Paso Robles extinguished by firefighters

Posted at 5:49 PM, Jun 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-30 00:21:42-04

(Update 9:14 p.m.) Firefighters have extinguished both fires, Paso Robles Police Department stated on Facebook.

The secondary fire near Highway 101 was contained.

Mop up will continue throughout the evening.

(Update 8:49 p.m.) The vegetation fire is 80 percent contained, according to an Twitter post from Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services.


In the meantime, another fire sparked off of Highway 101.


Crews responded to a fire burning in the city of Paso Robles on Saturday afternoon, according to multiple reports.

CAL FIRE SLO confirmed Paso Robles City Fire is working on the fire in the riverbed. The Paso Robles Police Department has closed the North River Road north of Union and ask residents to avoid the area.

Fire in Riverbed 6/29/19

Paso Robles Fire Department is battling a fire in the riverbed. N River Rd is closed north of Union. Please avoid.

Posted by Paso Robles Police Department on Saturday, June 29, 2019

Riverbed fie, Paso RoblesKSBY

Posted by Trisha Butcher on Saturday, June 29, 2019

No information was available on the size, but witnesses have sent photos and video showing a plume of smoke in the riverbed.