Evacuations underway after fire grows to 1,200 acres near Gilroy

Bay Area

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — A grass fire reported near Gilroy has grown to 1,200 acres, according to Cal Fire.

Crews responded to Crews Road just before 3 p.m. and reported the fire was burning 30 acres.

The fire is moving toward Highway 152. Two structures have been destroyed and multiple remain threatened.

Officials say the challenge with the fire is the hot and dry conditions.

No injuries have been reported.

Evacuations are underway off Canada Road.

The public is advised to avoid the area.

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