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UPDATE: Brush fire reported on Highway 41 is fully contained

Posted at 7:44 PM, Jun 11, 2022

UPDATE (9:40 PM): Fire crews responded to a one-acre brush fire near highway 41 and Old Morro Road in Atascadero.

Firefighters were able to gain quick control over the blaze.

Fire engines have cleared out the scene already.

Cal Fire SLO confirmed a vegetation fire broke out on Highway 41 and Toro Creek Road in Atascadero.

First reports of a brush fire came in around 7 PM.

Cal Fire SLO SAID units are working to control the blaze.

California Highway Patrol is assisting the city of Atascadero with a road closure on northbound Highway 41 near Toro Creek.

No word on other road closures within city limits.

This is a developing story.