Hill Fire

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Hill Fire
LocationSan Luis Obispo County, California
Coordinates35°24′00″N 120°29′57″W / 35.40°N 120.4992°W / 35.40; -120.4992Coordinates: 35°24′00″N 120°29′57″W / 35.40°N 120.4992°W / 35.40; -120.4992
Statistics[1]
Date(s)June 26, 2017 (2017-06-26) – June 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
Burned area1,598 acres (6 km2)
Buildings
destroyed
4
Map
Hill Fire is located in southern California
Hill Fire
Location in Southern California

The Hill Fire was a wildfire in 2017, east of Santa Margarita near Highway 58 in San Luis Obispo County, California. The fire burned an estimated 1,598 acres and destroyed four homes.

The fire[edit]

The fire started near Park Hill Road and La Entrada about 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, and expanded to 1,200 acres throughout the course of the day.[2] Evacuations were ordered for over 100 residents in the area of Huer Huero Road to Highway 58, including Black Mountain Resort, Blue and Blue Ridge roads.[2] The fire destroyed three structures also reportedly destroying actor Johnny Galecki’s ranch home.[3] The fire was contained on June 30.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hill Fire". CalFire. Retrieved June 26, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Serna, Joseph. "Mandatory evacuations ordered as wildfire in San Luis Obispo County destroys one building". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  3. ^ Ferreira, Gabby. "Hill Fire destroys 3 structures but won't grow any larger, Cal Fire says". The Tribune. Retrieved 27 June 2017.