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Crews Respond to Brush Fire Near Santa Ynez Valley Winery

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

Firefighters responded Friday afternoon to a small vegetation fire near a winery in the Santa Ynez Valley.

The blaze was reported at about 2:15 p.m. just north of the Curtis Winery on Zaca Station Road, according to Santa Barbara County Fire Department dispatch.

Initial crews on scene reported that there were 4-5 spot fires, burning in light vegetation with a slow rate of spread.

About a quarter acre had been charred, according to emergency radio traffic.

Further details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

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