UPDATE: Vegetation fire burns about 5 acres in Templeton

Posted at 1:54 PM, Aug 03, 2019

UPDATE (5:20 p.m.) - CAL FIRE SLO confirms the fire burned five acres.

A fixed wing aircraft responded to help put out the fire.

The fire was initially caused by an old oak branch that fell onto a transformer.

Fire officials say no structures were damaged and the blaze was contained to one private property.

UPDATE (2:15 p.m.) - There are reports of a possible second fire in the area, potentially caused by flames from the first fire.

4 acres are burned and forward progress was stopped.

A vegetation fire burned a few acres Saturday afternoon in Templeton and has the potential to burned at least 20 acres.

The fire broke out at near the 2000 Hanging Tree Lane.

Fire crews responded to the flames and were on scene Saturday afternoon.

There was no containment or reports of the fire spreading as of Saturday afternoon.

No injuries are reported and no structures are currently threatened.