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Trio of brush fires chars 13 acres in the North County

Cal Fire crews on Saturday battled three fires that burned a total of 13 acres in the North County.

No structures were damaged in the blazes, which all began within a roughly two-hour span. All three fires remained under investigation.

The first fire was reported at 12:50 p.m. at 2470 El Pomar Drive just south of Paso Robles and charred about four acres. Crews contained that fire by 1:30 p.m.

A second fire began about 2 p.m. at the Eagle Ranch west of Highway 101 near Santa Barbara Road in south Atascadero. The fire was contained by 2:35 p.m.

Crew at 3:30 p.m. contained a six-acre fire that began near Estrella and Airport roads near Paso Robles. One structure was threatened but not damaged and PG&E was called to replace power lines that had fallen nearby.

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