Fire breaks out at El Sueno onramp near Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - A fire broke out off the side of Highway 101 near the El Sueno Road exit Wednesday evening.

The fire was first reported around 5:20 p.m. on the side of the road.

Smoke and flames were visible from the freeway and traffic was slowed due to visibility.

According to the California Highway Patrol log, Calle Real was shut down at El Sueno Road and the El Sueno onramp was also closed.

The far right lane of Highway 101 was also closed to allow room for firefighting. 

Check back for additional details. 

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