SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - Firefighters from Santa Barbara County Fire Department and Los Padres National Forest responded to a small brush fire burning in the Santa Ynez Valley Friday afternoon.
The fire was first reported around 11 a.m. near the 4000 block of Highway 154.
According to Santa Barbara County Fire Captain Daniel Bertucelli, at around 1 p.m. the fire had burned around 3 acres and was being driven by wind.
By 5 p.m., the fire was reportedly out. It did not grow past 3 acres in size. The cause remains under investigation.
Veg Fire, 4001 Hwy 154. SBC and LPF on scene of a 3 acre fire being pushed by a west wind. Crews are engaged on the ground and in the air with SBCASU C-3. Crews are making progress. Check with CHP for traffic restrictions in the area. Unk injuries. Call Newsline. #154Inc C/T 1105 pic.twitter.com/jXhkv2dfEt— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) April 2, 2021
Firefighters engaged the fire on the ground and in the air with a Santa Barbara County air support unit.
Bertucelli said no injuries were reported.
California Highway Patrol is in charge of traffic control, but no restrictions were made.