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Brush fire in Isla Vista causes evacuations

By David M. Johnson, NewsChannel 3 Producer , david.johnson@keyt.com
Published On: Jun 10 2013 03:15:59 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 10 2013 07:15:20 PM CDT

A vegetation fire broke out Monday morning just before 1 A.M. in the slough located in back of Isla Vista Elementary School.

ISLA VISTA, Calif. -

A small brush fire broke out early Monday morning in Isla Vista.

It happened just before 1 a.m. near the intersection of Camino Corto and Abrego Road in Isla Vista.

Flames were seen in an open field behind Isla Vista Elementary School.

Some nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution.

Santa Barbara County Fire responded to the scene and quickly put out the blaze.

There are no reports of injuries.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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