August 22, 2008 - On August 15th at approximately 8:00pm Montecito Fire responded to a reported vegetation fire in the 100 block of Canon View.
Montecito Fire District, Santa Barbara City Fire and the Los Padres Forest Service all responded as part of the mutual aid system. Montecito Brush Engine 391 was first on scene and initiated a progressive hoselay around the right flank of the fire. Additional firefighters from Montecito and Santa Barbara City extended hose around the left flank of the fire.
It took approximately 20 minutes to contain the fire. Los Padres Engine 46 and Engine 42 helped supply water to Montecito Engine 391. Additional engines were positioned near Via Alicia for structure protection. The fire was contained to 1/2 acre. Two personnel from Montecito Fire remained on scene throughout the night to provide a fire watch. The fire is currently under investigation.