Video: California Cave Fire

Wildfire began in the Los Padres National Forest

 

Global News – Fire ripped through brush and woodland on hills above the Californian city of Santa Barbara early on Tuesday, forcing residents to leave their homes, authorities said.

Santa Barbara County declared a local emergency at 10:30 p.m. on Monday night after a fire broke out in Los Padres National Forest at about 4:15 p.m.

The flames spread quickly to cover about 3,000 acres by the evening and have not yet been contained, Santa Barbara County said in a statement.

The blaze, dubbed the “Cave Fire” started near East Camino Cielo and Painted Cave Road in the forest.

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“The Cave Fire is advancing toward major population areas in the cities of Santa Barbara and Goleta,” the statement said.

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