Suspicious fire breaks out near Arroyo Grande farms

A suspicious fire burned two acres on a hillside near Talley Farms in rural Arroyo Grande Monday night.

Shortly before 8 p.m., a co-owner of the property saw flames on a hillside near the 2900 block of Lopez Drive. The property owner than called an employee who drove a water truck to the flames and began putting out the blaze.

Witnesses also saw a man inside a minivan near the fire, who was trespassing on private property. Cal Fire investigators questioned the man in connection to the fire.

Authorities have yet to disclose further information about the investigation into the fire.