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Smoke from outbuilding fire in Atascadero visible from Hwy 101

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Posted at 9:11 AM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 22:19:38-04

UPDATE (6 p.m.) - Atascadero firefighters say the fire broke out in a workshop that was being used for gunsmithing and ammunition storage.

It reportedly took firefighters an hour-and-15 minutes to contain the fire. No other property was damaged and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

(9:11 a.m.) - Firefighters were working to contain a structure fire in Atascadero Wednesday morning.

Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services says the fire in a 1,000 square-foot outbuilding on the 8500 block of Coromar Ave. was creating quite a bit of smoke, which could be seen from Highway 101.

Crews remained on scene as of 8 a.m.

No word on the cause.