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Firefighters respond to brush fire at Cal Poly

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Posted at 6:51 PM, May 26, 2020

UPDATE (7:29 p.m.) - CAL FIRE reports that forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

Firefighters are now working on control lines and mopping up.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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(6:51 p.m.) - A brush fire broke out at Cal Poly early Tuesday evening.

The fire was reported at about 6:30 p.m. next to the Bishop apartment building, which is part of the on-campus Cerro Vista Apartments.

As of about 6:50 p.m., the fire was reported to be about an acre in size with a moderate rate of spread.

Crews from CAL FIRE and San Luis Obispo City Fire are on scene.

Firefighting aircraft are also responding.

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