The fire was extinguished just before 6 p.m. Wednesday evening

PASO ROBLES — Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services responded to a vegetation fire close to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15.

The vegetation fire, located on the North Spring Street exit, was closed off of southbound 101 and reopened just before 6 p.m. that night. 

Paso Robles Press has reached out to Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services for details on the cause of the fire. According to Battalion Chief Jay Enns, 1/4 acre was burned. The fire is believed to have been caused by a trailer dragging something and throwing sparks as it exited the highway.