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Brush fire burns hundreds of acres of land on Central Coast; Some homes in danger

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The Camino Fire has burned more than 200 acres of land east of Arroyo Grande, and firefighters say it has the potential to reach 1500 acres.

Blaze burning in San Luis Obispo County east of Arroyo Grande.

A brush fire has burned hundreds of acres of land on the Central Coast, and is threatening some homes.

The Camino Fire started around noon Tuesday east of Arroyo Grande. It's burning in a rural area near Huasna Road and Christine Loomis Drive. The area has scattered homes and ranches.

As of 3:30 p.m., about 200 acres of land had burned. CalFire officials say the blaze has the potential to burn around 1500 acres. There's no word on the cause.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.