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Fire destroys home in Paso Robles, burns 4.5 acres

Cal Fire crews work to extinguish a house fire in Paso Robles on Thursday, April 27, 2017.
Cal Fire crews work to extinguish a house fire in Paso Robles on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Update, 8:30 p.m.:

The fire in Paso Robles that destroyed a home also burned about 4.5 acres of vegetation. Crews expected that they would be putting out hot spots for about another hour.

Update, 6:30 p.m.:

Crews have put out the majority of the fire that destroyed a trailer home in Paso Robles, Cal Fire spokesman Chris Elms said.

The fire also burned about 2.5 acres of vegetation outside of the home, he said. Crews will be working to put out hot spots for the next several hours.

The San Luis Obispo County Fire Department, Paso Robles Fire Department, Templeton Fire Department and the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the fire.

Original story:

Cal Fire is working to extinguish a fire that’s burning a single-wide trailer in Paso Robles on Thursday evening.

The 2,000-square-foot home, on the 900 block of South River Road, will likely be a total loss, Cal Fire spokesman Chris Elms said. The fire also burned about 1 acre of nearby vegetation, and there are some power lines down in the area, he said.

Crews, which responded to the fire about 5:15 p.m., have contained the forward spread of the fire, Cal Fire SLO said in a tweet.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Megan Henney: 805-781-7915, @megan_henney

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