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Structure fire spreads to vegetation in Santa Margarita

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Sep 24, 2020

UPDATE (3:55 p.m.) - CAL FIRE SLO says the fire is holding at three acres and forward progress stopped. Crews will be on scene into the evening hours. The cause remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY: A structure fire in Santa Margarita Thursday afternoon spread to nearby vegetation.

CAL FIRE crews responded to the fire being called the Snake Fire on the 3900 block of Parkhill Road shortly after 2:30 p.m.

As of 3:12 p.m., the structure was said to be fully involved and the vegetation fire one acre in size.

Smoke was visible from Highway 101.

No word on the cause.