WEATHER »

Small Fire at Cleveland School

Reported at 5 a.m.


Santa Barbara Fire investigators are looking into the cause of an early morning fire at Cleveland Elementary School today which was contained to one classroom.

The fire broke out just after 5 a.m. Three engines, a ladder truck, and a battalion chief immediately responded to the school, located at 123 Alameda Padre Serra. The fire was on the outside of classroom 8, at the rear of the campus, and was extending into the room.

The fire was quickly knocked down, and the school was open today, as the damage was contained to a small area, according to fire officials.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



event calendar sponsored by:

Montecito Residents Piece Apart New Flood Map

Despite objections for individual parcels, officials say map will stand.

California Hits an Emissions Landmark Four Years Early

Achieved greenhouse-gas pollution reduction to 1990 levels in 2016.

192 Bridge Work Update

Delays expected as utility lines are replaced.

Goleta Target Store Confirmed

Set to open at Kmart location in 2019.

County Fire Chief Calls for More Fuel Breaks

Peterson wants to create a continuous front-country line from Montecito to Goleta.