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Riverbed Fire Near Lompoc Contained at Quarter-Acre

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

Firefighters responded Sunday afternoon to a small vegetation fire in the Santa Ynez River bed near Lompoc, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The blaze was reported shortly after 4 p.m. near Highway 246 and Sweeney Road, fire Capt. David Sadecki said.

Three county engines responded to the fire, which was contained to about a quarter-acre, he said.

An investigation indicated the fire began at a homeless encampment, he added.

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