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Firefighters responding to reports of a vegetation fire in Santa Ynez Riverbed

Posted at 2:01 PM, Nov 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-03 17:04:07-05

UPDATE (2:04 p.m.) - Forward progress of the vegetation fire in the Santa Ynez Riverbed has stopped, according to a tweet from the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

Several units have been canceled.

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ORIGINAL STORY (2:01 p.m.) - Santa Barbara County and Lompoc Fire Departments are responding to reports of a one-acre vegetation fire in the Santa Ynez Riverbed Sunday afternoon.

An official with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department tweeted the fire is near Highway 246 and River Park. No structures are threatened and no evacuation orders have been issued so far.

An investigator is on the way to the scene of the fire, according to the tweet. There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more updates.