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Small fire burns along Hwy 101 south of Buellton

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 18:10:50-04

A roadside fire burned less than a 1/2-acre of brush Wednesday along Highway 101 south of Buellton, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The fire was first reported at about 1:40 p.m. along the northbound lanes at Old Coast Hwy.

Fire officials say a Caltrans crew put water on the fire prior to firefighters' arrival, which helped them to quickly get the fire under control.

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Santa Barbara County firefighters at the scene of the Coast Fire on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.