Update by the edhat staff
At 6:20 p.m. Friday, fire crews from Lompoc and Santa Barbara County responded to Central and A Streets in Lompoc and discovered more than a half-acre fire in the riverbed.
The fire was located near a homeless encampment and was quickly extinguished.
There were no injuries and the official cause is under investigation.
By Bob on the Scanner
I’m hearing a report of a brush fire happening now in the Lompoc riverbed. This is near Rucker and McLaughlin Roads.
Helo and ground response. Appears to be a homeless camp fire. My signal is garbled so anyone jump in if they hear more. Thx.