Firefighters Battle 4-Acre Grass Fire Near San Gregorio

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire crews in San Mateo County will remain at the scene of a grass fire until this evening after containing a blaze that burned roughly 4 acres, a fire captain said.

Crews from Cal Fire and San Mateo County fire responded to a report of a grass fire south of Half Moon Bay in the area of state Highway 84, near Seaside School Road and Stage Road, in San Gregorio at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, Cal Fire Capt. Gary Silva said.

After battling the blaze for more than four hours, crews were able to fully contain it at about 1:10 a.m. today, Silva said.

Homes were evacuated and no structures were damaged in the fire that burned 4.1 acres and no one was injured, according to Silva.

Silva said crews will remain at the scene until late this afternoon or early this evening to clean up and prevent any flare-ups.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Terri Brazil-Carol January 16, 2014 at 10:31 AM
Seaside School Road is in San Gregorio, not La Honda.
Christa Bigue January 16, 2014 at 10:57 AM
Correction made. Thank you for pointing that out!
Terri Brazil-Carol January 16, 2014 at 11:26 AM
Thank you. :)


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