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CAL FIRE SLO responding to vegetation fire near Santa Margarita

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Posted at 7:10 PM, Apr 10, 2021

UPDATE (8:30 a.m., Sun.) Fire officials said forward rate of spread on the Trail fire is stopped.

The fire burned 7 acres. Five engines and two crews and Copter 406 are assigned to continue working on the fire Sunday.

The fire is in a remote area with no evacuations or structures threatened.
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UPDATE (9:21 p.m.): CAL FIRE SLO says at last check, the fire was five acres in size but they will be able to get a better update on acreage once the sun is back out.

The fire is believed to be burning in Morretti Canyon, near Hi Mountain, according to officials.

Crews from Monterey County are getting called in to cover some CAL FIRE SLO stations while they are on scene of the fire.

A strike team from Santa Barbara County Fire is expected to be on scene Sunday morning.
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ORIGINAL STORY: CAL FIRE SLO units are currently on scene of a vegetation fire near the Rinconada Trail in Santa Margarita.

Officials say the fire is 3-5 acres with a slow rate of spread.

Air support is being utilized as crews say the area is difficult to access.

No structures are threatened at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back later for details.