Six fires break out on Bitterwater Road

Firefighters contained an outbreak of brush fires near the Kern-San Luis Obispo County line Monday afternoon.
Cal Fire responded to a report of several fires burning along Bitterwater Road just after noon and found six separate fires burning along the road, which runs west of Highway 46 in Kern County into northern San Luis Obispo County near Shandon.

All the fires were in SLO County.

By 1:30 p.m. firefighters had halted the spread of three of the fires and two hours later all six fires were contained.
The fires burned a combined 120 acres, Cal Fire said.