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Vegetation fire burning near Elks Lane

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Jun 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-19 11:01:37-04

UPDATE (8:33 p.m.) - Firefighters say the fire was about 50 feet by 150 feet with multiple spot fires, and has been extinguished. The fire appears to have originated in a homeless encampment.

The fire completely destroyed a billboard along highway 101. There was no additional damage or injuries.

(4:47 p.m.) - Cal Fire San Luis Obispo and San Luis Obispo City Fire are responding to a 30x30 vegetation fire spreading at a moderate rate of speed near Elks Lane.

The fire broke out shortly after 4pm on Saturday at 222 Elks Lane, San Luis Obispo.

This is a developing story and will be updated.