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Firefighters extinguish fire that broke out at homeless camp in Lompoc

Posted at 9:32 PM, Jul 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-22 00:32:38-04

A fire broke out at a homeless encampment Saturday afternoon in Lompoc.

According to fire officials, Lompoc firefighters extinguished the fire that grew to about half an acre around 3:30 p.m.

"The fire required extensive overhaul and brush clearing," officials posted on social media.

Santa Barbara County and Vandenberg Fire assisted.

It took 2.5 hours to complete.