CAL FIRE SLO confirmed at least 5 engines are on scene battling the blaze that has the potential to grow up to two acres.
The fire broke out around 7:05 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 166 and Alamo Creek Road in Santa Maria.
According to local authorities, there was a car accident involving at least one vehicle that sparked the blaze on the side of the road.
As of now, there are no injuries reported.
This is a developing story.