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Fire breaks out off Hwy 166 northeast of Santa Maria

Posted at 3:47 PM, May 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-24 22:32:14-04

UPDATE (5:26 p.m.) - CAL FIRE is reporting that the "Bull Fire" is now 100% contained after burning a revised 48 acres.

(3:47 p.m.) - Firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire northeast of Santa Maria.

It was reported just before 3 p.m. along Highway 166 near Bull Canyon Road.

CAL FIRE SLO is reporting that the fire has already burned more than 50 acres at a moderate rate of spread. No structures are threatened.

This is the second vegetation fire to break out in the area in the past few days. On Sunday, May 22, a fire broke out near Highway 166 and Suey Creek Rd., burning nearly 15 acres.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.