Homeless Camp Fire Behind Turnpike Shopping Center
Update by edhat staff
Santa Barbara County firefighters extinguished a homeless encampment fire off Turnpike Road on Friday afternoon.
At 2:13 p.m., crews responded to the 4900 block of San Simeon in the Noleta area behind the Turnpike shopping center in an area called "Granny Flats."
Crews discovered a 50x50 foot brush fire in a homeless camp. Two fire engines and a Battalion Chief were able to extinguish the fire without any injuries or structures threatened.
The official cause is under investigation.
Homeless encampment fire behind Vons at 189 South Turnpike.