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Brush fire burns three acres near Santa Maria

Posted at 1:08 PM, Nov 08, 2018

Firefighters responded to a brush fire near Santa Maria on Thursday.

It was reported shortly before noon along the 5200 block of Dominion Rd.

Santa Barbara County Fire officials say crews were able to stop the forward progress of the fire at three acres.

It was reportedly burning in light brush and grass and there were no structures threatened.

Two air tankers and a water-dropping helicopter were called in to help fight the fire.

Fire officials say the cause is under investigation but live power lines were found down in the area.