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Tractor Causes 2-Acre Grass Fire West of Goleta

Fire crews extinguish smoldering grass after a 2-acre fire near Dos Pueblos Canyon west of Goleta Monday afternoon.
Fire crews extinguish smoldering grass after a 2-acre fire near Dos Pueblos Canyon west of Goleta Monday afternoon.  (Santa Barbara County Fire Department photo)

Santa Barbara County Fire Department engines responded to a grass fire near Dos Pueblos Canyon Road Monday afternoon.

The vegetation fire call went out around 1:40 p.m. and responding units found 2 acres of a grass field burned and a fire that was "pretty much out, still smoldering," Capt. Dave Zaniboni said. 

It was caused by a tractor pulling a lawnmower that was cutting the grass, he said.

Two engine companies and a water tender stayed on the scene to fully extinguish the fire and the rest of the response was canceled. 

There were no reported injuries and no damaged structures, Zaniboni said. 

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