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Forward progress stopped on small vegetation fire outside Goleta

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Posted at 5:08 PM, Jun 30, 2020

A vegetation fire burned about an acre of grass after breaking out off Highway 101 outside Goleta Tuesday, fire officials say.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department says it was reported just before 4 p.m. in the Dos Pueblos Ranch area.

Fire officials say train traffic was stopped in the area while firefighters worked to stop forward progress.

No structures were threatened and no injuries reported.

Crews are expected to remain on scene for at least an hour to mop up.

The cause is under investigation.