Small Brush Fire Extinguished on Turnpike Onramp

Update by the edhat staff

A small brush fire was extinguished on the Turnpike Road northbound onramp Saturday afternoon.

At 12:49 p.m., Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to the area and discovered a small patch of vegetation of grass pushing smoke onto the freeway.

The northbound lanes were shut down for several minutes due to smoke safety conditions.

Within ten minutes crews extinguished the fire and will continue to stay on the scene for mop up efforts.

The northbound lanes are now open and the cause is under investigation.

By Scanner Andrew

County firefighters are on scene extinguishing a vegetation fire on Hwy 101 NB at Turnpike


Written by ScannerAndrew

ScannerAndrew is a volunteer reporter who shares information from emergency scanner traffic and details from the scene of incidents.

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