Here’s what to do when you hear a siren
Update, 5 p.m.
Firefighters were able to control the fire burning in the Salinas riverbed in Paso Robles. The Niblick Bridge has reopened with one lane in each direction, according to a Paso Robles Police Department.
A fire that erupted in the Salinas riverbed Monday afternoon forced Paso Robles police to close the Niblick Bridge.
Firefighters were called about 4:15 p.m. to the blaze in the 100 block of Niblick Road, just behind Kohl’s department store, according to scanner traffic.
The Niblick Bridge was closed to all traffic about 4:30 p.m., according to a Paso Robles Police Department Facebook post.
Social media posts showed smoke and flames reaching above the height of the bridge.
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