Thursday, July 28th, 2016

White Fire 90% Contained

wild-fireOfficials say the White Fire in the Los Padres National Forest just north of Santa Barbara is 90-percent contained.

It started this past Monday afternoon and burned 1,984 acres in two days.

One building has been damaged by the flames, but officials say no homes are threatened.

The estimated cost so far is $1.5 million. No injuries have been reported. The cause is still under investigation. No forest visitors are permitted.

The US Forest Service expects full containment by Monday.