Smoke was visible at the base of Bishop Peak Wednesday morning after a fire was reported along O'Connor Way in San Luis Obispo.
CHP reports the fire was called in around 11:23 a.m. on Aug. 3.
The agency says an aircraft dropped retardant on the fire.
Several CAL FIRE and SLO City Fire crews are responding to the fire.
We are assisting @CALFIRE_SLO with a vegetation fire burning West of Bishop Peak. Air resources are overhead. #SLOCity pic.twitter.com/1wSo3iFvCp— San Luis Obispo City Fire Department (@SLOCityFire) August 3, 2022
There is no official word yet on what sparked the fire. Police urge people to avoid the area if possible.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.