South River Road was closed between 13th Street and Navajo Road in Paso Robles on Thursday evening as firefighters contained a 1-acre brush fire in the area.
Firefighters responded to reports of a fire in the Salinas Riverbed at 6:07 p.m. and had it put out by 7:20 p.m., according to a Paso Robles Fire Department news release.
Firefighters were expected to remain at the scene for most of the night and the road could remain closed during that time. No one was injured and no structures were damaged by the fire.
Twenty-three firefighters from the Paso Robles department, Cal Fire, and the Templeton Fire Department responded to the incident, the release said.