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Small fire burns along Hwy 101 in Buellton

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Posted at 3:49 PM, Jul 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-27 19:02:35-04

(3:58 p.m.) - Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the fire is now contained after burning a 25' by 200' section of grass.

They say civilians using shovels helped get the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


(3:49 p.m.) - Firefighters were responding to reports of a vegetation fire off Highway 101 in Buellton Wednesday afternoon.

It was reported around 3:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Jonata Road.

Multiple resources were initially dispatched to the scene.

The California Highway Patrol has not reported any lane closures due to the fire.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.