Forward Progress Stopped in Lompoc Brush Fire

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Update by edhat staff
7:00 p.m., June 21, 2021

The forward progress of the fire has been stopped and all road closures have been lifted.

Update by edhat staff
4:15 p.m., June 21, 2021

A vehicle fire spread to nearby brush starting a 20-acre fire south of Jalama Road on Monday.

At 2:59 p.m., Santa Barbara County firefighters received a report of a 1.5 acre brush-fire burning uphill with no wind at a slow rate of spread, although it had the potential for 10 acres.

Around 4:15 p.m. the County Fire Department reported the fire reached 20 acres with the potential for 50 acres. Fixed-wing tankers, a helicopter, and ground resources working the fire that now has a moderate rate of spread.

There are no structures threatened.

Highway 1 is closed between Highway 101 in Las Cruces and Highway 246 near Lompoc. Motorists may detour in both directions via Highway 246 between Buellton and Lompoc. No estimate for opening.

Reported by Scanner Andrew

County firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire on Hwy 1 south of Lompoc. Started as a vehicle fire that has spread to brush.

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ScannerAndrew Jun 21, 2021 03:48 PM
Forward Progress Stopped in Lompoc Brush Fire

Air Attack 340 is on scene advising 15-20 acres in grass with moderate rate of spread, potential for 50 acres. Fire making its way up the canyon.

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