Vegetation Fire In Santa Paula

Tuesday June 12, 2018

     Update at 2:30 PM--Fire contained at two acres, no structures damaged, WB 126 one lane open now, EB is open.  

   Update--Firefighters have contained a small vegetation fire on the north side of Highway 126 on the eastern edge of Santa Paula at less than two acres.

   They are starting to cancel some of the equipment.

   The fire was reported around 1:30 PM on Telegraph Road near Hallock Drive.

   Crews were protecting structures that area that were threatened at one point while other crews worked to stop the forward progress of the fire.

   They were able to box the fire in using the roadways in the and the stopped the forward progress of the fire within a half hour.

    The CHP was asked to close the westbound 126 because of smoke that was blowing across the highway.

    Overhaul on the fire will take some time because of heavy debris piles that were on fire.