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Montecito Fire Protection District
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GIBRALTAR INCIDENT - BRUSH FIRE

By Montecito Staff
Oct 29, 2015 at 06:47 AM

Reports of a brush fire were reported in the area of Montecito Peak at 5:16 am.

The fire is a wind driven fire, approximately 25 acres, 1/2 mile off of Camino Cielo, west of Montecito Peak. A Unified Command is being established with Montecito Fire, USFS, Santa Barbara City Fire, and Santa Barbara County Fire.

No evacuations are in place at this time, but please tune in to all notification systems as the situation develops.

The incident currently has the following equipment assigned: 1 helicopters, 10 engines, 2 dozers, 2 water tenders and 2 hand crews.

Agencies involved include: Montecito Fire District, Santa Barbara County Fire, United States Forest Service, Carpinteria/Summerland Fire, Santa Barbara City Fire, Cal FIRE, Vandenberg AFB, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Department, Santa Barbara City Police and CHP.

Please tune to AM 1610, andwww.montecitofire.com for more information and ongoing updates.




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