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Fire Burns Two Acres of Grass in Los Olivos

Blaze on Brinkerhoff Road was sparked by a mower, according to firefighters

A firefighter douses a vegetation fire that broke out Tuesday on Brinkerhoff Avenue in Los Olivos.

A firefighter douses a vegetation fire that broke out Tuesday on Brinkerhoff Avenue in Los Olivos.  (Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department photo)

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

A fire sparked by a mower burned more than two acres of grass Tuesday near Los Olivos, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The blaze was reported at 11:35 a.m. as a structure fire on the 2900 block of Brinkerhoff Avenue, said fire Capt. David Sadecki.

However, the first arriving firefighters found a vegetation fire burning near a barn, Sadecki said, adding that the structure was not damaged.

No injuries were reported.

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