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Homeless camp fire extinguished near HWY 101 onramp in Goleta

GOLETA, Calif. - Santa Barbara County Fire crews fought an early morning homeless encampment fire near Highway 101 in Goleta.

The fire was reported Saturday around 1 a.m. next to the Los Carneros onramp.

Firefighters responded three engines and a battalion chief to the scene.

They reported finding a vegetation fire near the railroad tracks that was determined to have been started in a nearby homeless camp.

Crews remained on scene for some time making sure the fire was completely out.

No injuries were reported.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire / Santa Barbara - South County
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