Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Brush Fire, Power Outage Caused After Car Strikes Power Pole

wild-fireCAL FIRE was on scene after a vegetation fire broke out on Turri Road near Los Osos at 2:00 yesterday afternoon.

Fire officials say a vehicle was driving on Turri Road swerved and hit a power pole knocking the line down. As a result a small vegetation fire was started and burned approximately one acre.

PG&E officials say about 6,000 customers were temporarily without power because of the down power line.