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Fire Causes Significant Damage to Home in Mission Canyon Above Santa Barbara

Blaze started in garage of single-story residence on 2600 block of Montrose Place; elderly occupant escapes without injury

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a residential structure fire on the 2600 block of Montrose Place in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara. Click to view larger
Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a residential structure fire on the 2600 block of Montrose Place in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara. (Urban Hikers / Noozhawk photo)

A fire that started in the garage caused significant damage to a residence in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara Thursday evening.

Firefighters responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the home on the 2600 block of Montrose Place, according to Capt. Dave Zaniboni of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

When crews from the county and the city of Santa Barbara arrived on scene, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the single-story home, mainly from the garage, Zaniboni said.

The flames had started in the garage and had spread into the attic, he added.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire mainly to the garage and the front portion of the home, Zaniboni said, adding that there was some damage to the main residence.

The flames were reported knocked down shortly before 6 p.m.

An elderly man who was the only person at home at the time was able to get out of the house and was not injured, Zaniboni said.

No other injuries were reported.

There also were power lines down in the area, and Southern California Edison crews called to the scene to deal with them, according to Mike Eliason, a county Fire Department spokesman.

An investigator was called in to determine the cause of the blaze, Zaniboni said.

California Highway Patrol and sheriff's patrol units provided traffic control in the area. 

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Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters responded Thursday evening to a fire in the Mission Canyon area above Santa Barbara.

Crews from the city and county of Santa Barbara responded at about 5:15 p.m. to the residence on the 2600 block of Montrose Place.

Initial reports indicated flames and smoke coming from the single-story home.

There also were reports of wires down in the area.

Additional details were not immediately available.

Check back with Noozhawk for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Firefighters ventilate the roof of a home on Montrose Place Thursday evening. Click to view larger
Firefighters ventilate the roof of a home on Montrose Place Thursday evening. (Urban Hikers / Noozhawk photo)
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