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San Luis Obispo County

Forward progress of fire burning near Avila Beach stopped

Meadow Fire

AVILA BEACH, Calif. -- Firefighters responded to a vegetation fire near Avila Beach Wednesday afternoon.

At around 12:20 p.m., CAL FIRE and other agencies responded to Meadowbrook Lane and See Canyon Road for a fire burning in a remote area in heavy vegetation.

The fire had a rapid rate of spread and was driven by deep slopes.

Firefighters were able to stop forward progress of the fire by around 3 p.m..

CAL FIRE says the fire burned five acres and was 50 percent contained.

Fire officials say firefighters are facing slopes up to 80 percent as they establish control lines.

Officials say no structures were threatened in the area.

Santa Maria City Fire, San Luis Obispo City Fire, Five Cities and San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office responded to the fire.

Fire / Safety

Julia Nguyen

Julia Nguyen is an assignment editor and social media coordinator at KEYT|KCOY|KKFX.


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