Cold Fire Investigation Update
updated: Nov 08, 2012, 3:12 PM
Source: Santa Barbara County Fire Department
SANTA BARBARA, Ca. November 8, 2012 - On the afternoon of November 6, 2012,
numerous resources responded to initial reports of a vegetation fire burning in heavy
fuels and in steep terrain, in the hills above Montecito. The Cold Fire was located near
the Cold Springs Trail, off of East Mountain Dr.
UPDATE: Santa Barbara County Fire Department investigators have determined that
the Cold Fire was directly related to human activity. The investigation is ongoing.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department investigators are requesting public assistance with
information from anyone that was in the area regarding the cause of the Cold Fire.
Please call the Cold Fire Tip Line at (805) 686-5061.
Captain David Sadecki
News Line 805.681-5546
All Santa Barbara County Fire Department News Releases are available at
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