ATASCADERO, Calif. – Firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in Atascadero Wednesday afternoon.
The fire was first reported around 3:40 p.m. at a home on the 1300 block of El Camino Real.
Both Cal Fire and the Atascadero Fire Department responded with multiple engines.
Fire officials said the fire started in a yard and then spread to a eucalyptus tree before ultimately catching a house on fire.
The Atascadero Fire Department urged people to avoid the area between Carrizo Road to the Highway 101 on-ramp.
Fire crews remained on scene for several hours and were expected to remain in the area through the evening.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.