Muir Fire in West Marin burns 50 acres, shuts down Hwy 1

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MARIN COUNTY (KRON) – UPDATE: Marin County Fire has confirmed that forward progress has been stopped at 58 acres and 20 percent containment. On-site temperature is 90 degrees with 7 percent relative humidity with strong winds. Highway 1 remains closed between Panoramic Highway and Muir Woods Road. No evacuation orders.

Crews are battling a “rapidly growing” fire along Highway 1 near Slide Ranch, between Muir Beach and Stinson Beach Thursday.

As of 1:30 p.m., the fire has burned 50 acres and is 10% contained.

The fire was first reported around 10:45 a.m.

According to officials, no structures are threatened and no evacuation orders have been given.

Approximately 165 personnel are responding to the fire, Marin County Fire said.

Highway 1 is closed between Muir Beach and Stinson Beach.

Travelers are advised to use alternative travel routes and keep roadways clear for firefighting personnel and equipment.

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