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UPDATE: Price Canyon Rd. fire contained to 1/4 acre

Officials urge drivers to be cautious through the area
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Posted at 12:49 PM, May 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 22:33:45-04

UPDATE (2:49 p.m.) - CAL FIRE officials say the fire has been contained to roughly 1/4 acre on Monday afternoon, three hours since it was first reported.

Crews remain on scene putting out the fire. Drivers headed through the area are urged to be cautious.

The blaze was reportedly caused by debris off the side of the road caught fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
UPDATE (1:14 p.m.) - Pismo Beach Police have closed northbound Price Canyon Rd. at Lemoore Ave., officials say. Southbound traffic remains open.
ORIGINAL STORY (12:49 p.m.) - Fire crews are on scene for a fire burning along Price Canyon Rd. in Pismo Beach on Monday.

The fire was first reported around 11:45 a.m. near the intersection of Price Canyon Rd. and Thousand Hills Rd. burning near the railroad tracks. At about 12:23 p.m., CHP incident logs reported black smoke seen in the area.

Smoke from the fire could be seen from Grover Beach.

Five Cities Fire Authority and CAL FIRE SLO had crews on scene of the fire.

KSBY has reached out to fire officials for more information and is waiting to hear back.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.