Firefighters quickly extinguish small fire east of Santa Maria

Posted: 6:29 PM, Aug 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-01 21:30:31-04
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Santa Barbara County firefighters made quick work of a vegetation fire east of Santa Maria Thursday night.

According to fire officials, the fire was reported at 5:47 p.m. near Mesa Road and Tepusquet Road.

The blaze consumed about 1/4 acre of vegetation before it was extinguished by firefighters. No structures were threatened.

A fire investigator has been called to the scene to determine a cause.