Firefighters respond to chimney fire that spread into walls, attic of Orcutt home


ORCUTT, California – Santa Barbara County and Santa Maria firefighters responded to a house fire in an Orcutt neighborhood minutes before midnight on New Year’s Eve.

At around 11:58 p.m. on Thursday, the crews drove to a house on the 800 block of Wayland Place where a chimney fire was reported.

Upon arrival, the firefighters found that the log fire had spread through the walls and loft of the house.

The flames were successfully put down and the firefighters continued to search for extensions.

No injuries were reported in connection with this incident.

The cause is being investigated.

Santa Maria – Lompoc – North County

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