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200 Firefighters Now Battling Brush Fire In Santa Barbara County

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 3:34pm

Santa Barbara County firefighters are battling what’s now being called a 15 to 20 acre brush fire in a rural area of the county, near Sisquoc.

The fire was first reported off of Tepusquet Road at around 1:30 this afternoon.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department’s David Sadecki says the fire caused some damage to a vineyard.  There’s no word on whether any structures are in danger.

Some 200 firefighters, aided by air tankers and helicopters are fighting the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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