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Firefighters rescue fawn from Hollister Fire in Gaviota

Posted at 11:46 AM, May 07, 2020

Santa Barbara County Firefighters rescued a fawn from a fire burning in the hills near Gaviota.

Fire officials say crews began caring for the animal and contacted wildlife rescue.

The fawn has been transferred to a rescue center for further care.

The Hollister Fire broke out at about 2:15 a.m. Thursday on Hollister Ranch Road.

Fire crews from across the Central Coast remain on scene Thursday afternoon fighting the blaze.

To find the latest containment numbers on that fire, click here.