Fire breaks out near TownePlace Suites in SLO


A fire broke out behind the TownePlace Suites hotel in San Luis Obispo Friday morning.

A caller reported the blaze shortly burning along Calle Joaquin beside TownePlace Suites and Highway 101 shortly before 7 a.m., according to Cal Fire. The fire sent smoke billowing over the highway.

KSBY reports the fire started at an encampment. It did not spread to any buildings or vehicles.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. There were no reports of any injuries.