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Vegetation fire breaks out in Oceano Dunes

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Posted at 8:05 AM, Aug 02, 2021

UPDATE (9:27 a.m.) - CAL FIRE says that crews have stopped the fire's forward progress and are now mopping up the area. They expect to finish before 11:30 a.m.

The fire burned about one eighth of an acre in total.

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CAL FIRE confirmed that a vegetation fire has broken out near a trail in Oceano Dunes.

Crews responded around 7:40 a.m.

CAL FIRE told KSBY that the fire is burning an area approximately 30 ft. by 30 ft. with the potential to burn a half acre.

The fire is burning between 400 and 500 feet from the campground. There is no word yet on the fire's cause.

This is a developing story. Check back here for updates.