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Christmas fire in Atascadero barn causes $5,000 in damage

A barn fire in Atascadero on Christmas night caused about $5,000 worth of damage, officials said.

The fire was reported about 11:10 p.m. in the 9200 block of Lucinda Lane, according to the Atascadero Fire Department. When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a barn and a wood pile on fire.

The fire was under control about 20 minutes later and was caused by discarded ashes, officials said.

No one was injured.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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