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Vegetation fire threatens structures in Arroyo Grande

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Courtesy: CalFire
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The rapidly spreading vegetation fire broke out near Huasna Road and Christine Loomis Drive Tuesday afternoon.
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Courtesy: Dara Hadley
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The Camino Fire can be seen from the backyard of Arroyo Grande resident Dara Hadley.

A rapidly spreading vegetation fire in the Arroyo Grande and Nipomo area of San Luis Obispo County threatened structures and prompted evacuation warnings Tuesday afternoon.

According to CalFire, the fire burned 200 acres of grass and brush as of 2 p.m. with the potential to reach 1,500 acres.

The Camino Fire, as it's being called, is threatening structures in the area. A reverse 911 was issued for an evacuation warning from Huasna Road and Mary Hall Road to Huasna Townsite.

CalFire crews and the Arroyo Grande Hotshots are on scene.

There are no reports of any injuries at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Rachel Showalter first joined KCBX as an intern from Cal Poly in 2017. During her time in college, she anchored and reported for Mustang News at Cal Poly's radio station, KCPR. After graduating, she took her first job as a Producer at KSBY-TV. She returned to the KCBX team in October 2020, reporting daily for KCBX News until she moved to the Pacific Northwest in July of 2022. Rachel spends her off-days climbing rocks, cooking artichokes and fighting crosswords with friends.