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Small fire breaks out near Tajiguas Landfill

Posted at 5:32 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 20:32:23-04

Firefighters responded to a brush fire just west of the Tajiquas Landfill in the Gaviota area on Thursday.

The fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m. in Baron Canyon.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, firefighters arrived to find the fire burning in heavy brush in steep terrain.

By 5:15 p.m., firefighters said forward progress of the fire was stopped. It had burned an estimated two to three acres.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.