Attic Fire Extinguished in Goleta

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Attic Fire Extinguished in Goleta
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Santa Barbara County Firefighters extinguished an attic fire in a Goleta home before it spread Thursday morning.

Crews initiated a first alarm response at 10:11 a.m. to the 1400 block of Camino Meleno for a structure fire. First arriving crews reported smoke from the left side of the structure and the response was upgraded to a second alarm due to an active fire.

Firefighters discovered the fire in the attic and initiated an aggressive attack preventing the fire from spreading to the rest of the house.

There were no reported injuries and no additional damage. The cause is under investigation.

Photo: SBCFD

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There's a house fire in the 1400 block of Camino Meleno in Goleta. A lot of firefighters are on the scene. 

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Bodyboarder73 Jan 19, 2020 05:47 AM
Attic Fire Extinguished in Goleta

I sure hope those cans of paint with dried paint all over the sides were stored properly. Possibly keep stuff like that in a locker in a shed away from your house if you can't use it or recycle it right away.

Luvaduck Jan 17, 2020 08:03 AM
Attic Fire Extinguished in Goleta

Curious if it was an electic fire caused by a rodent/squirrel gnawing on wires. That happened at a grade school friend's house long ago.

a-1582741686 Jan 16, 2020 04:29 PM
Attic Fire Extinguished in Goleta

Saturday and Sunday is the time to drop off those old paint containers and other hazardous waste materials: Directions:--------------- From Santa Barbara (South 101) Exit (217) Ward Memorial Blvd Turn right onto Mesa Rd when entering the campus Building 565, located on Mesa Rd between Ocean and Stadium Rd-----------Phone and Hours-------- 805.893.7250 805.882.3602 Saturdays 9:00am to 3:00pm Sundays 11:00am to 3:00pm * Closed for major holidays and rain.

a-1582741686 Jan 16, 2020 11:05 AM
Attic Fire Extinguished in Goleta

This is in the foothills off Patterson. Appears to be an attic fire, according to JP. No injuries.

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