Fairview Avenue Fire Under Control
Residents can Expect Smoke and Traffic in the Area
Post Date:07/03/2020 4:13 PM
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Around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, a vegetation fire broke out by the Southbound US 101 on-ramp at Fairview Avenue near a homeless encampment. The fire jumped the freeway to the Northbound side. Forward progress on the fire has been stopped. Firefighters will remain in the area for several hours to clean-up. No structures were threatened and there were no injuries. Evacuations have been lifted.
The California Highway Patrol is diverting traffic on the US 101 until visibility clears. Please stay clear of the area.
Photo from the Southbound US 101 at Fairview Avenue on-ramp, courtesy of Mike Eliason with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.