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Firefighters respond to fire along Hwy 166

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Posted at 4:35 PM, Mar 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-18 22:05:07-04

UPDATE (7:04 p.m.) - The roadway has been reopened.
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(4:35 p.m.) - Reports of a fire along Highway 166 east of Santa Maria was affecting traffic Friday afternoon.

Firefighters were responding to the fire just east of Suey Creek. It was first reported at about 3 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol, eastbound traffic was being stopped at Bull Canyon Rd.

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