How to prepare for and avoid starting wildfires in SLO County
A wildfire that sparked Wednesday evening in California Valley burned 835 acres and is 90 percent contained as of Thursday evening, according to Cal Fire.
The fire was first reported at about 5:10 p.m. off of Belmont Trail and Costa Mesa Road, Cal Fire said. By about 10 p.m., despite windy conditions, firefighters had managed to stop forward progress on the blaze, which burned mostly grass.
Some outbuildings were initially threatened by the fire, but no buildings were damaged or lost, Cal Fire said. No one was injured.
Cal Fire said they expect 100 percent containment on the fire later Thursday.