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Ranch Fire fully contained at 25 acres

UPDATE (8:26 p.m.) – The Ranch Fire is fully contained, according to CAL FIRE.


UPDATE (6:12 p.m.) – CAL FIRE officials say the Ranch Fire is now 90 percent contained and 25 acres.

The acreage has been updated due to more accurate mapping, crews say.


UPDATE (1:12 p.m.) – The Ranch Fire is 50 percent contained and approximately 30 acres.

CAL FIRE SLO said crews will remain at the scene for a few more hours.


UPDATE (11:05 a.m.) – CAL FIRE SLO said forward progress has been stopped on the Ranch Fire.

The blaze has grown to approximately 30 acres.

CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo Public Information Officer Chris Elms said fire crews made good progress and stopped threats to two structures.

UPDATE: Cal Fire says good progress being made on #RanchFire off 101 @ Higuera Street exit in San Luis Obispo near Johnson Ranch trail. Two structures were threatened, but threats mitigated by firefighters.

Posted by KSBY on Sunday, November 4, 2018

He said the fire started at about 10 a.m. Sunday in the Johnson Ranch area. As of now, Elms said the fire is 10 to 15 acres.

Elms said the people who lived in the two threatened structures were given an evacuation warning.

Crews are still working on mopping up the fire. All air tankers have been released, but a helicopter is still on the scene.


UPDATE (10:22 a.m.) – CAL FIRE SLO said the Ranch fire is now between five to 10 acres and is threatening two structures.

The fire’s incident commander has ordered additional engines from the City of San Luis Obispo  Fire Department, Santa Barbara Sheriff and CHP San Luis Obispo.

Several crews and an aircraft at on scene working to put out the blaze.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


A vegetation fire started at 6295 Ontario Road threatening one structure.

CAL FIRE SLO is responding to the fire.  As of now the fire is 2 acres.

The fire is off Highway 101 and Johnson Ranch.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Emely Navarro

Emely Navarro

Emely Navarro is a Content Producer at KSBY. She produces KSBY News during the week and on the weekends.
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