Fire near Lake Cachuma shuts down traffic on Highway 154

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - The westbound lane of Highway 154 near Santa Barbara was shut down Sunday evening as fire crews responded to a vegetation fire near Lake Cachuma.

The fire was reported at around 5:30 p.m. along the right hand side of the westbound lane.

Fire crews arrived on scene and found a quarter-acre fire burning at a slow rate of speed. 

Westbound traffic was shut down for a brief period while fire crews worked to extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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