FCFA and @CALFIRE_SLO responded to a vehicle accident with fire in vegetation SB 101 / Grand. Thankfully all occupants out of the car and ok! #fivecitiesfire #arroyogrande #groverbeach #oceano #calfire_slo pic.twitter.com/TttKgl9egT
— Five Cities Fire (@5CitiesFirePIO) April 21, 2019
A vehicle caught on fire and severely burned near Highway 101 and Grand Avenue Sunday afternoon, according to the Five Cities Fire Authority.
All of the occupants managed to get out of the car and are okay, fire officials said in a tweet. The blaze spread into vegetation near the highway before firefighters extinguished it.
Authorities closed a section of highway as firefighters tended to the blaze. It is unclear what caused the car to catch on fire.