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Lookout Fire in Santa Barbara is Now Contained

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October 23, 2012 11:22AM
Lookout Fire in Santa Barbara is Now Contained
Release Date: Oct 19, 2012 Goleta, CA (805) 961-5759
Contact(s): Andrew Madsen

GOLETA, CA….The wildland fire that broke out shortly before 8:00 AM Wednesday, October 17, 2012, off State Highway 154 near Painted Cave on Los Padres National Forest’s Santa Barbara Ranger District was officially contained as of 5:00 pm on October 18, 2012. The total amount of acreage consumed by the fire was 44 acres. All evacuations and road closures in the Painted Cave area lifted yesterday evening and today all preliminary warning evacuations have been lifted as well. Remaining fire crews will continue to patrol the containment lines, reinforce existing lines, and mop up the remaining hot spots within the containment lines. There are six engines and three hand crews assigned to the fire today.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. For additional information, please visit Inciweb (http://inciweb.org) for the latest information.

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Rick2168October 18, 2012 06:11PM

Lookout Fire in Santa Barbara is Now Contained

Rick1403October 23, 2012 11:22AM

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