Update: Cal Poly fire holding at 97 acres
Update posted Sept. 27
What is now coined the Polyfire, is holding at approximately 97 acres and is 60-percent contained. Crews will continue working on containment and hot spots today. All evacuations and road closures have been lifted.
Original story posted Sept. 26, 5 p.m.
Fire ignites on hillside near Cal Poly, dorms evacuated
–A fire ignited near the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo Tuesday afternoon. As of 5 p.m., it has grown to 40 acres and is moving away from the campus, according to Cal Fire. Two dorms have been evacuated.
Further details will be posted as received.