Crews battle 20-acre fire burning in Santa Barbara


SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (KRON) – Crews are battling a 20-acre fire reported in Santa Barbara on Thursday night.

The grass fire, now being called Loma Fire, is spreading rapidly, according to fire officials.

The blaze is threatening multiple commercial buildings and homes.

Evacuation orders have been issued for the following areas:

  • 900 block of Miramonte Drive to Weldon Road
  • Isleta Avenue
  • Arroyo Avenue
  • Weldon Road
  • Loma Alta Drive from San Andres to Weldon Road

The fire is at 0% containment as of 10:30 p.m.

Check back for updates as this is developing.

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