Two fires burning along Highway 46 near Cambria

November 20, 2023


Two fires are burning along Highway 46 near Cambria on Monday afternoon. 

Shortly after noon, a caller reported several vegetation fires burning by the intersection of Highway 46 and N. Green Valley Road. The location is about 3 miles east of Highway 1. 

As of 1:30 p.m., the larger of the two fires has burned nine acres. Cal Fire initially said a blaze was spreading at a moderate speed and had the potential to burn 25 acres.

Cambria firefighters are assisting Cal Fire personnel with battling the blazes. The cause of the fires is under investigation. 

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Apparently, a vehicle with a flat tire and riding on the rim, threw sparks into the grass.