Spot Fire Extinguished in Montecito

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Update by the Montecito Fire Department

Montecito firefighters responded to a vegetation fire on the 500 block of Barker Pass Road just before 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Firefighters found an approximately 50 by 50-foot spot burning in a resident’s backyard. Firefighters stopped forward progress of the fire within 15 minutes.

Firefighters remained on scene mopping up for about an hour. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Montecito Fire was assisted by Santa Barbara City Fire Department in the response to this fire. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies also responded to assist with any potential evacuations. No evacuations were necessary.

We ask the community to remain vigilant, especially during this weekend’s elevated fire weather conditions. Please review your wildfire action plan with the Ready! Set! Go! guide, available at

Photo: Montecito Fire


By Scanner Andrew

Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire in the 500 block of Barker Pass Road


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SBSand May 14, 2022 10:28 AM
Spot Fire Extinguished in Montecito

So glad it was small and they got it knocked out quickly! Lots of little fires in the area lately and with the heat and the wind I'm sure it makes a lot of us nervous. We are so blessed by having competent and amazing firefighters!

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