A brush fire is burning on Hwy 154 and west Camino Cielo Road is burning uphill on the north slope that started on Monday afternoon.
It was ignited by an unknown source, which is currently under investigation. No preliminary has been released at the time of this post.
Ground crews and a helicopter from the South Barbara County Fire Department are currently assigned and actively working on the fire line.
There are evacuation warnings for those on East Camino Cielo Road east of Hwy 154 and the Painted Cave community. The County Fire Department wants you to know this is a WARNING only and not an order.
More updates will be released when additional information is known and/or fire activity increases significantly.
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