Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres

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Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres
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Photos: Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Update by edhat staff
5:30 p.m., September 1, 2019

A brush fire burned nearly two acres on Jalama Road Sunday afternoon.

Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to the scene at 2:59 p.m., six miles from Highway 1 near Lompoc on Jalama Road and discovered two to three acres of brush on fire making a run up the hillside.

Helicopters made water drops while ground firefighters on the flanks made progress against the fire. 

Around 4:00 p.m., Incident Command reported forward progress of the fire had stopped with 10% containment of the slope driven fire. The fixed-wing aircraft was cancelled as one helicopter continued making water drops and a hand crew cut a line around the fire. 

After walking the fire perimeter with a GPS, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department reduced acreage to 1.92 acres.

The fire is currently 100% contained.


Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
3:05 p.m., September 1, 2019

Vegetation fire on Jalama Road, 10 miles in from Highway 1 in the 5600-6000 Blocks of Jalama Road.

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MountainMan4865 Sep 01, 2019 05:01 PM
Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres

Another one off the 33 in Apache Canyon. Can be seen on the HPWREN cameras.... http://hpwren.ucsd.edu/cameras/L/syp-e-mobo-c.jpg On the left, behind the equipment.

tagdes Sep 02, 2019 12:10 PM
Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres

Actually not Parvo. If one was coming from either SLO or Kern to Jalama they would not be going anywhere near Apache Cyn. Maybe you should learn how to read a map prior to your trolling. And up votes for MM's irrelevance and trolls, ya'll obviously don't want me helping when Roger can't hear the other channels. So no problemo..see ya.

ParvoPup Sep 01, 2019 08:33 PM
Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres

It could be relevant if you are a blue collar Central Valley guy having to haul your 5th Wheel RV thru Kern and San Luis counties to get to your pricey reserved spot at Jalama so the Missus and the Kiddies can waddle in the waves and have a Jalama Burger and fries for lunch.

tagdes Sep 01, 2019 03:53 PM
Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres

Forward progress stopped, looks like Brush trucks there can handle along water tender, copter 308 and Battalion 510.

Roger Sep 01, 2019 03:19 PM
Jalama Brush Fire Burns Nearly 2 Acres

I don't have command 4 but this is a working vegetation fire other stations are moving in to cover engines responding to this fire..If you have a scanner with command 4 feel free to report, Thanks.

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