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UPDATE: Vegetation fire in Paso Robles riverbed contained, road reopened

Paso Robles riverbed fire
Posted at 1:15 AM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 05:44:45-04

UPDATE (2:40 a.m.) - North River Road between Union and River Oaks is now reopened to motorists.

UPDATE (1:29 a.m.) - According to Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services, the fire is now contained.

Crews will remain on scene to secure remaining pockets of heat.


Paso Robles Fire is on scene of a vegetation fire in the riverbed at 1911 North River Road. Crews on scene are working to contain the fire.

According to Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services, North River Road is closed between Union and River Oaks. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

This comes after Paso Robles city staff and the Central Coast Regional Water Board met Tuesday morning to come up with a plan to clear the overgrown Salinas Riverbed of dry brush and vegetation.

This is a developing story, continue to check back for updates.