A brush fire burning near an unoccupied dwelling on Highway 1 south of Cambria was brought under control in about half an hour Monday afternoon.
The fire was reported at 1:13 p.m. and contained at 1:42 p.m., according to Cal Fire.
Responding units included three aircraft, a half-dozen engines, two hand crews, a water crew and a bulldozer, as well as personnel from the Cambria Fire Department and volunteer firefighters from Cayucos.
The fire burned about one-quarter acre.
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The cause is under investigation.