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Wind-driven fire burning in Santa Ynez Valley

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Jun 07, 2022

The "White Fire" broke out Tuesday afternoon in the Santa Ynez Valley.

It was first reported at about 3:50 p.m. in the area of Paseo Poco and White Oak Road.

As of 4:15 p.m., the fire had burned about four acres of grassland.

Santa Barbara County Fire officials described it as "wind-driven;" however, it is reportedly contained on two sides by roads.

There are structures in the area, but fire officials say they are not threatened.