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The Santa Barbara Independent:

Meet the Mountain Ember Team Protecting Painted Cave 

Published Nov 13, 2019

  • Date of Origin: November 25, 2019 

  • Time of Origin: 04:15 PM

  • Incident Type: Wildfire

  • Acreage: 3,126

  • Location: Los Padres NF, Santa Barbara Ranger District, Hwy 154 at Painted Cave Rd

  • Fuels Involved: Chaparral, Brush and Tall Grass

  • Total Personnel: 886

  • Cause: Under Investigation

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