The Cave Fire in the mountains above Santa Barbara was declared fully contained on Saturday, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

The blaze broke out Nov. 25 and blackened 3,126 acres, threatening dozens of structures, forcing widespread evacuations and closing Highway 154 for several days.

Only a couple outbuildings were damaged by the fire, and there were no firefighter injuries, said Jennifer Gray, a spokeswoman for Los Padres National Forest.

Full containment was delayed by rainy weather, which made it impossible for crews to access some steep and treacherous sections of the fire perimeter.

Cause of the blaze remained under investigation, Gray said.

“Los Padres National Forest officials would like to thank local fire cooperators for their support and shared commitment to protecting our communities,” she added.

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