Fence fire slows traffic through Santa Barbara

Cause of the fire under investigation

Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
POSTED: 02:22 PM PDT Mar 22, 2013    UPDATED: 08:44 PM PDT Mar 22, 2013 
Hwy NB 101 fence fire
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A fence fire broke out near the Mission Street off ramp on the northbound side of Highway 101.

Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded at 1:15 p.m. on Friday.

According to CHP the fire was 200 yards away from the off ramp.

Northbound traffic was affected causing major slow down. Authorities temporarily closed the number three lane.

The fire was knocked down just after 1:30 p.m. and the cause is still under investigation.

Fence fire slows traffic through Santa Barbara

POSTED: 04:42 PM PDT Mar 22, 2013 
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