(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.
#JonataFire: Roadside grass fire Updated. Resources to remain on scene for mop-up. No smoke hazard in the area. Please drive carefully/ personnel working along HWY 101 SB & Jonata Park Rd. pic.twitter.com/GacbUOFTw5— Scott Safechuck (@SBCFireInfo) July 27, 2022
(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.