The fire, which began shortly after 4 p.m. on the hill between the KSBY building and southbound Highway 101, was contained sometime around 5:30 p.m., though teams are still on scene, according to SLO City Fire.
The fire originally had a moderate rate of spread that was exacerbated by light wind from the west, SLO City Fire officials said.
No structures were harmed and no injuries were reported.
The brush fire, located on the hill below the news station's building, was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m., according to dispatch calls.
There is concern light wind in the area may spread the fire.