Muir Fire Near Slide Ranch Area of Marin County Shuts Down Highway 1

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NBC Bay Area

Highway 1 in Marin County was shut down for hours Thursday while crews battled a brush fire in Slide Ranch.

The so-called Muir Fire burned at least 58 acres. Firefighters late Thursday afternoon reported forward progress had been stopped and the blaze was 20% contained.

Highway 1, between Stinson and Muir beaches, is closed. Officials say Shorelines/Panoramic in Stinson and Frank's Valley Road is also closed.

No evacuations were ordered during the fire, officials said.

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