UPDATE (5 p.m.) - Fire officials report that forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
(4:32 p.m.) - Firefighters are on the scene of a vegetation fire in Carpinteria.
It broke out shortly before 4 p.m. in the 4500 block of Foothill Rd.
According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the fire is currently less than an acre in size and burning at a slow rate of spread in light grass and eucalyptus trees.
Officials said firefighters were making good progress against the fire.
This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.