Firefighters wait for a helicopter to drop water on the Toro Creek fire Friday as a flare-up occurs close to where they're working on a  ridge.

Cal Fire is mounting a full-scale wildfire response to a 20-acre fire that started around 10:40 a.m. Friday west of Atascadero.

The wildland fire, near Toro Creek Road and Highway 41 West, is threatening structures, Cal Fire spokeswoman Tina Rose told The Tribune.
Firefighters wait for a helicopter to drop water on the Toro Creek fire Friday as a flare-up occurs close to where they're working on a ridge. Cal Fire is mounting a full-scale wildfire response to a 20-acre fire that started around 10:40 a.m. Friday west of Atascadero. The wildland fire, near Toro Creek Road and Highway 41 West, is threatening structures, Cal Fire spokeswoman Tina Rose told The Tribune. ldickinson@thetribunenews.com
Firefighters wait for a helicopter to drop water on the Toro Creek fire Friday as a flare-up occurs close to where they're working on a ridge. Cal Fire is mounting a full-scale wildfire response to a 20-acre fire that started around 10:40 a.m. Friday west of Atascadero. The wildland fire, near Toro Creek Road and Highway 41 West, is threatening structures, Cal Fire spokeswoman Tina Rose told The Tribune. ldickinson@thetribunenews.com

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