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Vegetation fire breaks out in San Luis Obispo creek

No injuries were reported
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Posted at 8:48 AM, May 12, 2022

No homes were damaged when a vegetation fire broke out in San Luis Obispo Thursday.

The San Luis Obispo City Fire Department says the fire broke out in the early-morning hours in the creek behind home along Chuparossa Drive.

A Twitter post by the fire department described the fire as being difficult to access. It was contained at a quarter acre.

The cause was reported to be an escaped fire from a homeless encampment.

No injuries were reported.