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Small fires break out in San Simeon, Paso Robles

Posted at 8:02 AM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 11:02:31-05

Firefighters were able to stop forward progress on a vegetation fire that broke out near San Simeon Friday morning.

Crews responded to the area 10 miles up San Simeon Creek Road from Highway 1 at about 6:40 a.m.

CAL FIRE SLO said the fire had the potential to spread to 30 acres, but crews were able to keep it to .5-1 acre.

No structures were threatened.

A short time later, a fire broke out in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles south of the Niblick Bridge.

CAL FIRE SLO said at around 7:50 a.m. the fire was 1/8-acre in size with the potential to burn five acres.