Fire burns acre of riverbed in Paso Robles
September 12, 2014
A fire broke out Thursday evening in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles and burned one acre before firefighters extinguished it.
Paso Robles firefighters responded to the blaze at 6:07 p.m. The fire ignited in the riverbed, and the wind blew the blaze toward the 13th Street Bridge.
Firefighters contained the fire at approximately 7:20 p.m. No injuries or structural damage occurred.
Emergency personnel closed South River Road between 13th Street and Navajo Road for several hours as firefighters wrapped up operations.
Cal Fire and Templeton firefighters also helped put out the blaze. A total of 23 firefighters participated in the response.