Santa Barbara- S County

Goleta Mobile Home Erupts in Flames

Mobile Home Destroyed after Propane Tank Explosion

GOLETA, Calif. - Santa Barbara County firefighters are investigating the cause of a mobile home that erupted in flames.

The fierry explosion happened around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Ward Drive, and destroyed the double-wide home.

Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to other homes in the community.

The 217 freeway off-ramp was closed for a short time.

Initial reports said that propane tank may have exploded.

One bystander suffered heat stroke while watching the incident unfold.


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