(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.
Firefighters are still a scene of a vegetation fire in Paso Robles. Fire is 80 percent contained and North River Rd remains closed from Union Rd to River Oaks. @PasoRoblesFire , @CALFIRE_SLO , @PRCity , @templetonfd , @ATAFireL3600 , @prfdlocal4148 pic.twitter.com/GPb5aoRnEu
— Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services (@PasoRoblesES) June 30, 2019
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.
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
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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.