Wildfire

Stone Fire burning near Santa Margarita 100% contained

Fire scorches 340 acres

SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. - July 11, 2017 Updates

[7:30 p.m. PDT] - The Stone Fire has reached 100% containment. 340 acres have burned, according to Cal Fire.

[8:10 a.m. PDT] - The Stone Fire is now 95% contained with full containment expected Tuesday night, according to Cal Fire. The fire burned 340 acres of vegetation.

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July 10, 2017 Updates

[5:45 p.m. PDT] - Stone Fire near Santa Margarita is now 85% contained according to Cal Fire San Luis Obispo. The acreage remains at 340 acres burned. All roads are open.

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The Stone Fire off Huer Huero Road east of Santa Margarita has burned 340 acres and is 40 percent contained as of Monday morning.

All evacuation orders have been lifted for residents in the area.

Fire crews said at least four structures may have been affected.

Road closures remain in effect at Highway 58 and Highway 229, Highway 58 and O'Donovan Road. Only residents have access at this time. A soft closure is in effect for Parkhill Road at Huer Huero. Traffic is allowed but motorists are advised to use extreme caution and slow speeds.

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July 9, 2017 - Original Story

Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire that's burning northeast of Santa Margarita.

The Stone Fire was sparked at around 2 p.m. on Huer Huero Road on Sunday.

The fire spread quickly and is threatening multiple structures in the area.

Over 500 fire personnel were called in to battle the Stone Fire which had spread to over 200 acres by 3 p.m.

San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services announced evacuations for the areas including Highway 58 from Huer Heuro Road North to O'Donovan Road and Shooting Star Road. Evacuations include Blue Road, Blue Ridge Road and Isabel Rose Lane.

 

 

 

The American Red Cross is opening a shelter at the Santa Margarita Elementary School located at 22070 H St, in Santa Margarita for those affected by the Stone Fire.


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