Firefighters worked to put out a vegetation fire in Goleta Thursday morning.
It sparked at around 7 a.m. in a eucalyptus grove near Southbound Highway 101 and Winchester Canyon.
About a quarter of an acre burned.
Firefighters say there was a large homeless encampment in the area.
The fire prompted the closure of the Union Pacific railroad tracks for an unknown amount of time.
No injuries were reported.
#GroveFire- Fire in eucalyptus grove & large homeless encampment. 7600 block of Hollister Ave, City of Goleta. Fire held to 1/4 acre, no injuries. UPRR tracks shut down for unknown duration due to FF operations. C/T 7:01. Investigator O/S. *Call Newsline* pic.twitter.com/FU7M9tUxAN— SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) February 27, 2020