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Evacuations in effect for fire in Los Padres National Forest

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. (KION) Evacuation orders are in effect for homes near a fire in the Los Padres National Forest.

Santa Barbara County Fire said the Cave Fire is burning on East Camino Cielo near Painted Cave.

According to KION's sister station in Santa Barbara, the fire broke out around 4:15 p.m. Monday, and multiple engines, hand crews and a fire helicopter responded.

Evacuation orders are in effect in the mountains above Santa Barbara as winds get stronger. There are reports of smoke and flames visible from the city.

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Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.


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