Fire crews are working to extinguish a vegetation fire that sparked near Santa Margarita in San Luis Obispo County Monday afternoon.
Community feedback was the point of a public forum in Santa Maria Tuesday night as part of an ongoing effort by the Mayor's Task Force on Youth Safety.
Flames from the Hill Fire came dangerously close to many homes in Santa Margarita. Despite the threat, some decided not to evacuate to be close to their homes.
Hundreds of acres have been torched by the Hill Fire in Santa Margarita and about 250 people have been evacuated--some of them staying at Santa Margarita Elementary School at an American Red Cross shelter.
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