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Brush fire flares up near I-280 and Edgewood Road in San Mateo County

The fire is under control, reports San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
Cal Fire's CZU unit posted this photo from PG&E of a brush fire near Interstate 280 and Edgewood Road in San Mateo County to X on Aug. 29, 2023.

Roads are closed near Woodside on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 29, after a brush fire broke out along Interstate 280 near Edgewood Road at 2:53 p.m. Ten fire engines and three fire prevention units were among the firefighting resources on the scene, according to the PulsePoint app.

Jefferson Avenue and Cañada Road were impacted by road closures. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported that the fire was under control and crews were deciding if they needed to chop down a tree that was involved in the blaze.

Cal Fire's CZU unit posted a photo of the fire provided by PG&E on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter.

This story first appeared in The Almanac.

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