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Semi-truck crash sparks brush fire near Buellton

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Posted at 4:22 PM, Aug 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-06 19:22:19-04

A crash involving two semi-trucks sparked a brush fire just north of Buellton on Friday afternoon.

It happened at about 2:45 p.m. on southbound Highway 101 near Jonata Rd.

The fire burned one of the trucks and an approximately 50 x 50-foot area of vegetation before firefighters knocked it down.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.