On May 26, 2015, at 2:55 p.m., the Montecito Fire Protection District responded to a report of a fire alarm at 633 Romero Canyon Road. While en route, the resident called 9-1-1, and confirmed that there was a fire in the kitchen.
Montecito Fire Protection District responded two engines, one squad, and a Battalion Chief to the incident and was assisted by one engine from Carpinteria-Summerland Fire District and one engine from Santa Barbara City Fire Department. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department assisted with traffic control at East Valley Road and Romero Canyon Road.
Responding units arrived at 3:03 p.m. and the fire was knocked down at 3:04 p.m.
The fire was confined to the stove and house was lightly charged with smoke. The fire was determined to have been caused by a plastic tray sitting on the range top that had ignited. There were no reported injuries.