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Car fire spreads to vegetation along southbound Hwy 101 on Cuesta Grade

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Posted at 4:20 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 00:23:38-04

CAL FIRE SLO responded to reports of a vehicle fire along southbound Hwy 101 on Cuesta Grade Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out at around 3:50 p.m. causing a threat to nearby vegetation.

Traffic in the area is slow as first responders work to knock down the fire.

As of 4:15 p.m. fire officials say they have made good progress on knocking down the vehicle fire and the threat to vegetation is being mitigated.