A vegetation fire charred about 200 acres after starting along Highway 1 between Lompoc and Gaviota Thursday afternoon.
The fire was reported at 12:15 p.m. burning in cut grass, Santa Barbara County Fire Department Capt. Scott Safechuck said.
Large plumes of smoke could be seen throughout the area, including from wildfire cameras.
Ground crews and firefighting aircraft responded to the scene, including several air tankers. County Fire called a second alarm and as of 2 p.m., six fixed-wing tankers and two helicopters were assigned to the blaze.
No structures were threatened in the wildfire and the cause was under investigation, Safechuck said.
County Fire said the blaze started at the 7200 block of Highway 1, which is near the Sunburst Sanctuary retreat area.
Additional details were not immediately available.
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