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Brush Fire On Central Coast Now Fully Contained

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 4:59pm

A brush fire which charred about 20 acres of land in Santa Barbara County is now fully contained.

The fire broke out around 4 p.m. yesterday, in the Harris Grade area, northeast of Lompoc.

Dozens of Santa Barbara County firefighters, aided by 10 aircraft and other agencies were able to stop the spread of the fire by sunset.

It was declared fully contained around 3 p.m. today.

No structures were damaged by the blaze.

County Fire investigators believe a spark from a passing vehicle’s catalytic converter accidently triggered the fire.

Some firefighters are still on scene, doing mopup work.

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