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Small fire burns east of Santa Maria

Posted: 2:28 PM, Jun 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-04 17:59:49-04

UPDATE (3 p.m.) – CAL FIRE reports that the fire is fully contained.

Crews are expected to remain at the scene for the next few hours extinguishing hot spots and strengthening containment lines.


 

(2:28 p.m.) – Firefighters responded to a vegetation fire in Bull Canyon east of Santa Maria on Tuesday.

It was reported at around 2 p.m. in the 2000 block of Bull Canyon Rd., south of Highway 166.

By 2:20 p.m., CAL FIRE said the fire was 50 percent contained and had burned 1/4 to 1/2 acre.

Firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service and Santa Barbara County Fire were assisting.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.