Total burn area: 31,255 acres, 34% Containment. Heavy smoke and plumes are expected next several days. With an Air Quality Watch in place throughout the county, residents are encouraged to limit their exposure to smoke and can check hourly air quality readings taken at various locations, found on the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District website.
East Camino Cielo has been closed at Highway 154. Gibraltar Road is closed between E. Camino Cielo and Santa Barbara city limits.
State Hwy 154 is open in both directions between Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara. Paradise Road remains closed.
Paradise Road residents may be permitted to move back home Wednesday at the earliest. Prior to 4 pm each day, Paradise Road residents may access their homes in 15-minute increments for vital information, medicines, or pets.
Additional information will be posted here as it becomes available.
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