PASO ROBLES – The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services responded to a vegetation fire in the area of 1203 Alamo Creek Drive on Saturday, May 11, at 2:04 p.m. Upon arrival, units found a vegetation fire burning in cut grass and creek bed understory in the vicinity of a nearby apartment complex. The fire was quickly contained to approximately 1/8 of an acre. Cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
Two fire engines, one squad, and a battalion chief from Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services responded. An additional three engines and a battalion chief responded from Cal Fire/SLO County and one engine from Templeton Fire.
Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services reminds the public that fire Season is upon us and they encourage all residents to remain diligent in creating defensible space around their homes and eliminate potential sources of ignition. The wet winter has caused an abundant crop of annual grasses that will potentially increase our threat from wildfires.
For more information on Emergency Preparedness visit ReadyforWildfire.org or contact the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services at 805-227-7560 or your local fire agency.