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Santa Barbara Co. firefighters put out small fire near junior high school

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Posted at 12:14 PM, May 26, 2020

A small fire broke out Tuesday morning in the Tanglewood community near Santa Maria.

The fire was reported just after 10:45 a.m. off Sherwood Dr. behind Arellanes Junior High School.

According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the fire burned about 1/4-acre of vegetation.

Power lines were found down in the area and fire officials said an investigator was en route to confirm that the downed lines were the cause of the fire.