A BAe-146 airliner drops fire retardant on the Sherpa Fire on Saturday. The blaze has burned more than 7,000 acres near Goleta in Santa Barbara County.
A BAe-146 airliner drops fire retardant on the Sherpa Fire on Saturday. The blaze has burned more than 7,000 acres near Goleta in Santa Barbara County. Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department
A BAe-146 airliner drops fire retardant on the Sherpa Fire on Saturday. The blaze has burned more than 7,000 acres near Goleta in Santa Barbara County. Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department

Santa Barbara County fire at 7,811 acres, 45 percent contained; Hwy. 101 being monitored

June 17, 2016 08:24 PM