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Fire crews contain vegetation fire near Bonita Elementary

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Posted at 10:32 PM, Sep 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-22 01:32:23-04

Firefighters contained a fire that broke out near Bonita Elementary School in Santa Maria.

The fire was first reported at 6:18 p.m. in the riverbed at the intersection of Bonita School Rd. and Bonita Lateral Rd.

Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the fire was burning in thick vegetation and burned 4 acres total.

Firefighters are staying on scene for 2 to 3 hours to mop up the fire.  

The cause of the fire is under investigation.