A fire in a salvage yard near Paso Robles on Monday afternoon damaged multiple cars and caused thousands of dollars in damage.
Cal Fire crews responded to a blaze near Wellsona Road and Highway 101 about 2:10 p.m. A passer-by reported seeing smoke billowing over the salvage yard’s fence, and firefighters arrived to find vehicles in flames, according to Cal Fire.
Fifteen vehicles were damaged by the fire, and a quarter of an acre of vegetation was scorched. Total damage amounted to $6,000, according to Cal Fire.
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The cause of the fire remains unknown.