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Strike teams from Santa Barbara County join Ventura County firefight

By John Palminteri, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Senior Reporter, johnp1250@aol.com
Published On: May 02 2013 09:44:23 PM CDT
Updated On: May 03 2013 05:15:53 PM CDT

Fire crews from many areas in Southern California including from Santa Barbara County, have raced in to help Ventura County take on the Springs Fire.

CARPINTERIA. Calif. -

63 firefighters and 15 engines were called out this morning from Santa Barbara County to help battle the flames in Ventura County at the "Springs" fire.

The engines came from several departments including Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara City, Montecito Fire Protection District, and Carpinteria Fire Protection District.

The firefighters joined together as a team on Bailard Ave. at Carpinteria Ave.  

The roadside All American Surf Dog owner, Bill Connell handed them hot dogs, and cold water as they quickly united into a caravan and headed south.

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