ORCUTT, Calif. - Firefighters responded to two small brush fires burning near Orcutt Wednesday.
It happened around 1:45 p.m. off the side of Highway 1 near West Clark Avenue.
According to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, two separate fires were sparked. Combined they burned about five acres before firefighters were able to contain them.
Veg Fire, Clark Ave and Hwy 1 Orcutt. SBC on scene with SMR knocking down a 5 acre grass fire. Crews have stopped forward progress of the fire and are mopping up. Crews will remain on scene until hotspots are out and line is secure. #ClarkInc. C/T 1345. Under inv. Call newsline pic.twitter.com/DsDLsFhlwc— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) December 16, 2020
Structures were briefly threatened by the fires but none were ultimately damaged. No injuries were reported.
Santa Barbara County Fire crews were expected to remain on duty to put out any hot spots and ensure the fire was completely extinguished.