Just as Santa Barbara County residents began breathing a little easier with Jesusita Fire victims moving into recovery mode, a small fire began on the backside of the Santa Ynez Mountains on Wednesday afternoon. According to chatter on the police scanner, the two-acre blaze located near Paradise Road between Paradise Park and Potrero Lane appeared to be under control by 1 p.m., but, with winds picking up, more engines were coming and law enforcement was going to be setting up traffic control. An air attack had also been called in.
Small Wildfire in the Mountains
Firefighters Seem to Have Two Acre Blaze Under Control