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Firefighters battle brush fire in Carpinteria

Fire crews en route to Santa Margarita vegetation fire
Posted at 4:32 PM, Jun 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 20:06:18-04

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.