EVACUATION WARNING IN EFFECT FOR:
- North of Hwy 192, East of Cold Springs, West of Buena Vista, South of East Camino Cielo. (Evacuation Zones 3, 4, and 5 )
Montecito Fire is on scene of a brush fire that was 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.
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, and www.montecitofire.com for more information and ongoing updates.