Fire Sparks Near Mission Canyon

Half acre of brush burned on Las Canoas Road

Victoria Sanchez, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Anchor/Reporter, victoriasanchez@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:36 PM PDT Oct 06, 2013    UPDATED: 10:29 AM PDT Oct 07, 2013 
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

A fire broke out near Mission Canyon around 8:20 p.m. Sunday.

A resident in the area said he could see flames burning in the dry brush on Las Canoas Road.

When crew arrived, about a half acre of grass was burning. Luckily, there was no wind to spread the fire.

The flames were contained around a half hour later.

Firefighters found a power line down in the area and are looking into whether it sparked the blaze.