Paso Robles fire contained at a quarter-acre

No one injured; no structures damaged

kleslie@thetribunenews.comMay 4, 2014 

A model rocket sparked a small vegetation fire in Paso Robles on Sunday, briefly affecting traffic in the area.


The Paso Robles Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at 12:18 p.m.on Union Road, according to a department news release. Firefighters arrived to find a spot of grass and brush near the riverbed on fire.


The fire was contained at less than a quarter-acre, though smoke from the flames briefly stopped traffic on Highway 46 East, according to the release. No injuries or damage to structures were reported.


Firefighters say the cause was a model rocket fired from the area of Barney Schwartz Park.

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