Staff Report

The fire that started early Thursday morning on Hollister Ranch is now at 75 percent containment, according to Santa Barbara County Fire officials. 

The vegetation fire was reported around 2:15 a.m. and quickly grew from 20 to 156 acres fueled by offshore winds, said Cpt. Daniel Bertucelli. 

There  were about 120 firefighters with several engines, hand crews and air support that were assigned to the incident.

Gaviota State Park is closed until further notice.