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UPDATE: Camino Fire in Huasna now 30% contained, 50 structures threatened

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Jun 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 13:28:35-04

This story was last updated at 7:55 a.m. on Wed., June 29, 2022. For the latest updates, click here.

UPDATE (7:55 a.m.) - CAL FIRE reported Wednesday morning that the Camino Fire has burned 325 acres and is 30 percent contained.

UPDATE (7:45 p.m.) - The Camino Fire, which broke out Tuesday in the Huasna Valley, is now 25% contained after burning 200 acres, according to CAL FIRE.

Fifty structures remain threatened and an evacuation warning remains in place for the area along Huasna Rd. from Mary Hall Rd. to Huasna Townsite.

Huasna Rd. is closed at Jatta Rd. and only residents are allowed to enter.

Fire officials say fire activity has died down somewhat as aircraft have made multiple retardant drops around the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

UPDATE (4:33 p.m.) - Huasna Rd. is closed at Acre Wood Pl. due to the Camino Fire.

UPDATE (2:20 p.m.) - The Camino Fire has burned 200 acres in the Huasna area since breaking out just before noon on Tuesday.

According to CAL FIRE, it now has the potential to grow to 1,500 acres.

An evacuation order has been issued for properties along Huasna Rd. from Mary Hall Rd. to Huasna Townsite. An evacuation warning is in place for Huasna Townsite.

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UPDATE (1:50 p.m.) - A brush fire that broke out Tuesday in the Huasna area east of Arroyo Grande has burned 100 acres and is threatening structures, according to CAL FIRE.

The fire is called the Camino Fire. It's burning near the intersection of Huasna Rd. and Christine Loomis Dr.

According to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office, there have been some evacuations in the 7000-8000 block of Huasna Rd.

Fire officials say the fire has the potential to grow to 300 acres.

(1:01 p.m.) - Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire burning near Arroyo Grande.

Crews first responded to the fire around 11:53 a.m. in the 8400 block of Huasna Rd.

CAL FIRE SLO officials say the fire is 7 to 10 acres in size and has the potential to grow to 75 acres.

The fire is 0% contained and nearby structures are threatened by the fire.

Air tankers are en route to the fire.

This is a developing story and we'll update it as more information becomes available.