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Smoke from Mineral Fire burning in Fresno County can be seen in SLO County

Posted at 10:00 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 13:00:57-04

Smoke from a wildfire burning in Fresno County that broke out on Sunday can be seen from San Luis Obispo County.

The Mineral Fire broke out at 3:30 p.m. on July 13 on Mineral Spring Road along Highway 198 just West of the city of Coalinga.

CAL FIRE SLO posted on their twitter Wednesday saying smoke from the fire can be seen in northern San Luis Obispo County.

As of Wedneday morning, CAL FIRE said the fire has burned 11,000 acres and is 5% contained.

Some areas are under evacuation orders and some road closures are in place. For more on those orders, click here.

No injuries have been reported and no structures have been damaged. CAL FIRE says they expect to reach full containment by July 24.