Tree Fire on Highway 101 in Goleta
(Photo by Aaron B)
Update by edhat staff
7:40 p.m., November 27, 2017
A tree caught on fire along Highway 101 southbound near Winchester Canyon in Goleta on Monday evening.
Santa Barbara County fire crews responded at 6:42 p.m. to Highway 101 southbound lanes and found a 50 foot vegetation fire underneath a tree line of Eucalyptus trees.
The fire was burning between the #2 lane of Highway 101 and the railroad tracks. California Highway Patrol shut down the #2 lane while the trains were stopped in the area.
Fire crews are on hand to make sure the fire doesn't spread.
There are no reports of damage or injuries.
Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
6:50 p.m., November 27, 2017
Report of a large tree on fire at Highway 101 and Winchester.