Gaviota Coast Fire near Containment

Quick Work by Firefighters Stops Refugio Road Blaze Before Homes Threatened

A brushfire that broke out Saturday afternoon on the Gaviota Coast appears to already be under control. The blaze near Refugio Road, which connects a number of hillside homes from the coast to the mountaintops, approached 30 acres in size before firefighters with air tanker support knocked it down.

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