Forward progress stopped on wind-driven fire near Hollister

Update 2 p.m.: Cal Fire has reported that forward progress was stopped on the fire burning west of Hollister. The fire was burning in dry brush and not near structures. Cal Fire crews are fighting a grass fire near Hollister. According to Cal Fire Captain Curtis Rhodes, the fire was reported off of Highway 156, just west of Hollister. When crews arrived it had burned two acres, as of 12:55 p.m. the fire had grown to 30 acres. Rhodes described the fire as a grass fire that is being pushed by the wind. According to Caltrans, Highway 156 is closed at Highway 25 and Buena Vista. Highway 25 was closed for about about an hour but later reopened. >>See our latest weather forecast in the video below.There are no evacuations as of publication. This is a developing story, stay with KSBW 8 for the latest.

Update 2 p.m.:

Cal Fire has reported that forward progress was stopped on the fire burning west of Hollister.

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The fire was burning in dry brush and not near structures.


Cal Fire crews are fighting a grass fire near Hollister.

According to Cal Fire Captain Curtis Rhodes, the fire was reported off of Highway 156, just west of Hollister. When crews arrived it had burned two acres, as of 12:55 p.m. the fire had grown to 30 acres.

Rhodes described the fire as a grass fire that is being pushed by the wind.

According to Caltrans, Highway 156 is closed at Highway 25 and Buena Vista. Highway 25 was closed for about about an hour but later reopened.

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>>See our latest weather forecast in the video below.

There are no evacuations as of publication.

This is a developing story, stay with KSBW 8 for the latest.

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