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Renewed Central Coast Wildfire Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

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(AP) - A wildfire on California's Central Coast saw new life as onshore breezes forced it to jump containment lines and forced new evacuations.

State fire officials say the wildfire burning north of San Luis Obispo along the Cuesta Grade segment of U.S. 101 grew to 500 acres and forced several hundred people to evacuate Monday night.

Some 250 firefighters had the blaze - burning north of San Luis Obispo along the Cuesta Grade segment of U.S. 101. - 10 percent contained by nightfall.

It was one of the few blaze in the state that was growing Monday, as a cooling trend began that was expected to continue Tuesday.