Update, 9:15 p.m.
The Wasioja Fire is 100 percent contained at 190 acres, according to Cal Fire.
A brush fire near New Cuyama in Santa Barbara County that drew a heavy response from firefighters overnight Saturday continued to grow Sunday.
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The Wasioja Fire, burning at Highway 166 and Wasioja Road about 50 miles east of Santa Maria, charred about 190 acres and was 70 percent contained as of 1:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Cal Fire. The fire was first reported at 5:35 p.m. Saturday.
Ground firefighting crews, bulldozers, water tenders, helicopters and four air tankers responded, Santa Barbara County fire Capt. Dave Zaniboni said Saturday evening.
Zaniboni said the fire posed a possible threat to a few ranches in the area. He said 100 percent containment was expected by Sunday night.
The fire’s cause was not yet known, and no further details were available.