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Firefighters battle house fire in Orcutt

Posted at 6:39 PM, Dec 12, 2019

UPDATE (7:10 p.m.) - Fire officials at the scene tell KSBY no one was at home when the fire broke out.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to one room.

The cause is still under investigation, but it is not considered criminal.

The Red Cross has been called to assist the residents.

UPDATE (6:50 p.m.) - Authorities have blocked off Hillview Rd. at Lakeview Rd. reportedly due to the fire being a crime scene.

No other information was immediately available.

(6:39 p.m.) - Firefighters responded to a house fire Thursday evening in Orcutt.

The fire was reported at about 5:50 p.m. at a home in the 800 block of Manda Court.

Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the first crews on scene reported finding smoke coming from the building and immediately began firefighting operations.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No injuries have been reported.

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