Posted 6:13 PM 6/1/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
CAL FIRE Officials are at the scene of a 20 to 35 acre brush fire in California Valley.
Officials say the fire broke out near Highway 58 and Branch Mountain Road.
They say the fire has the potential to burn 500 to 1000 acres.
Six air tankers and three helicopters are on their way to help battle the fire.
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Posted 5:41 PM 5/30/2013 by Associated Press
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a fire has broken out and is growing fast near power stations transmission lines north of Los Angeles.The U.S. Forest Service says the fire started Thursday afternoon in the Angeles National Forest and quickly surged to 400 acres, sending out (More)
Posted 4:51 PM 5/30/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department says the White Fire, which burned nearly 2,000 acres east of Lake Cachuma, is 100% contained.
The fire started on Memorial Day along Paradise Road.
Fire officials say crews at the scene are being demobilized, but those who remain will work on holding the fire line and conducting mop up.
The cost of fighting the fire is estimated at $2,890,000.
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Posted 3:37 PM 5/30/2013 by Donna Winnick, KSBY News
A small vegetation fire broke out shortly before 3 this afternoon in San Luis Obispo County.
The 15 acre fire started at the shooting range on Gilardi Road and Highway 1.
Firefighters managed to contain it around 3:30PM.
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Posted 4:50 PM 5/29/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the White Fire, burning in the Los Padres National Forest north of Santa Barbara is now 90% contained. The US Forest Service expects to have full containment by Monday, June 3.
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Posted 8:20 AM 5/29/2013 by Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News
Santa Barbara County Fire Officials say the White Fire burning in southern Santa Barbara County is now 80 percent contained.
The fire broke out Monday afternoon in the Los Padres National Forest and is burning on Paradise Road, six miles north of Santa Barbara.
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Posted 3:41 AM 5/29/2013 by Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News
Smoke may be visible near Camp Roberts Wednesday.
Camp Roberts Fire and Emergency Services is planning a prescribed burn in the area.
Officials say around 4,000 acres will be burned, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The burn will help remove excess grass on the National Guard's post in northern San Luis Obispo County.
Posted 9:01 PM 5/28/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
Fire crews fighting the White Fire in the Los Padres National Forest have also been battling dry and windy conditions.
Posted 6:32 PM 5/28/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
The California Highway Patrol says Highways 154 and 246 are back open in the Santa Ynez Valley.
They were shut down as firefighters worked to put out a grass fire that broke out just before 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.
The Olive Fire burned 170 acres.
Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Photo credit: Mike Traphagen
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Posted 3:57 PM 5/28/2013 by Donna Winnick, KSBY News
A small light grass fire has broken out in the Santa Ynez Valley this afternoon.
The fire is at 10 acres at Highway 246 and Meadowvale Road.
50 homes are threatened.
Highway 246 at Edison is closed.
Firefighters have 3 engines on the ground, 4 tankers, and 4 helicopters are in the air fighting the blaze.
Watch KSBY at 5 and 6 for more information as it becomes available.
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