Police / Fire

Fire near Park Hill in Hollister forces evacuations

The Hollister Fire Department has not yet reported what started the brush fire.

A two-acre brush fire burned near Park Hill in Hollister  on June 12. According to the Hollister Police Department, law enforcement contacted nearby residents to request some home evacuations.

The fire occurred on the north side of the hill and moved east toward homes located on North Street. The fire was contained around 12:38 p.m.

The Hollister Fire Department has not reported the cause of fire or the time it started. An initial press release went out to residents at 11:57 a.m.



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