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Firefighters respond to vegetation fire near Hwy 166

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jul 24, 2023

Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a vegetation fire near New Cuyama Monday morning.

Fire officials say the fire was reported at 9:04 a.m. in the area of Schoolhouse Canyon, near Highway 166.

The fire was growing at a slow rate of speed and forward progress has been stopped.

Fire crews are working on control lines.

Nobody was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.