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Fire Reported On San Marcos Pass: Highway 154 Closed

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:22am

Firefighters are battling a brushfire on San Marcos Pass at this hour. The blaze was reported just before 8 a.m. in the Laurel Springs area, off of Highway 154. Highway 154 has been closed.

Santa Barbara County, U-S Forest Service, and Painted Cave Volunteer Fire Department firefighters are all involved in the effort.

Aircraft are being used to fight the fire.

The fire has been burning in a drainage area.

While the weather has been hot the last few days, there’s little wind reported, which could be a key in firefighters efforts to control the blaze.

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