Santa Barbara County firefighters seen in action on the Mockingbird Fire

The fire was stopped after burning 5 to 10 acres near Gloleta, California

Mockingbird Fire -- Santa Barbara County Fire Department
A firefighter makes a mobile attack just ahead of a fire engine on the Mockingbird Fire — Santa Barbara County Fire Department, June 12, 2020. SBCFD photo.

Quick action today by Santa Barbara County Fire Department firefighters stopped the Mockingbird Fire before it could burn more than five to ten acres, which made it possible to lift the evacuation warnings in Goleta.

Mockingbird Fire -- Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Mockingbird Fire — Santa Barbara County Fire Department, June 12, 2020. SBCFD photo.

The video below by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department is excellent. You can almost feel the smoke stinging your eyes! And turn on the audio so you don’t miss the WHOP – WHOP – WHOP of the Huey.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

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