A vegetation fire that broke out in San Luis Obispo County, California, on Tuesday, July 28, has closed roads and prompted evacuations, officials said.
The Branch Fire was about 2,500-3,000 acres as of Tuesday night, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). Officials said on Tuesday that the fire had reached 30 percent containment.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office said several areas near the fire have been evacuated. The cause of the fire was still being investigated. Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful