Greenhouse Fire at Por La Mar Nursery
By edhat staff
Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a greenhouse fire at Por La Mar Nursery on Tuesday evening.
At 7:15 p.m., fire crews received a report of a vegetation fire at 905 S. Patterson Ave. Upon arriving, the call was upgraded to a structure fire as they discovered a greenhouse in a field was fully involved in fire.
The structure contained a heavy plastic material that was causing thick, black, acrid smoke to be seen for miles. Crews began fighting the fire, secured a water source, and quickly knocked it down.
There were no injuries and the cause is under investigation.
Structure Fire, 905 S. Patterson. Structure response for a fully involved greenhouse. SBC on scene with full structure response. No injuries. Under investigation. Call newsline. pic.twitter.com/Cl1ABM6F4K
— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) May 20, 2020
Vegetation fire at Hollister and South Patterson Ave. The fire is near a greenhouse in a field.