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Brush fire spreads to pile of telephone poles in San Luis Obispo

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Posted at 12:05 PM, May 10, 2022

A pile of telephone poles caught fire in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday morning.

The fire broke out at around 11:15 a.m. at Tank Farm Rd. and Santa Fe Rd.

Firefighters say it started in some brush and then spread to the telephone poles and some pallets. It burned about 1/8 acre.

The cause is under investigation, but fire officials say it may have been related to the use of power equipment.

No one was injured.