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Crews extinguish small fires along Hwy. 1 near California Men’s Colony

Crews work on a small brush fire on Highway 1 Saturday, January 28, 2017.
Crews work on a small brush fire on Highway 1 Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Cal Fire responded to several small brush fires Saturday afternoon along Highway 1 near the California Men’s Colony, officials said.

According to a spokesperson, a series of six spot fires were involved. They remained separate while crews extinguished them.

The total acreage burned was about a half-acre.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Melissa Blanton: 805-781-7965, @DowntownMelissa

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