Santa Barbara
62° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Santa Maria
55° F
San Luis Obispo
57° F
Scattered Clouds
Scattered Clouds
64° F

Pallet fire causes alarm

Published On: May 22 2013 08:28:50 PM CDT   Updated On: May 23 2013 08:18:38 PM CDT

Firefighters prevent fire from spreading to greenhouse

OXNARD, Calif. -

About 90 firefighters were called to an Oxnard fire that started in the middle of a farm Wednesday.

At first there was concern that chemicals used by farmers would ignite, but no hazardous materials caught fire.

The fire started in some pallets near a greenhouse and farm sheds.

Fire trucks from Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, and Ventura County helped keep a water truck full as crews doused the flames.

The fire started around 1 p.m. near strawberry fields on the corner of Wooley Road and Rice Avenue.

The cause is still under investigation.

It took nearly two hours to put the fire out.

S. Rice Ave & E. Wooley Rd Oxnard, CA 93033


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus