By Raiza Giorgi

A vegetation fire broke out just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, according to Santa Barbara County Fire officials. 

The fire is on the southbound side of Highway 101, just south of the Mariposa Reina offramp. Engines, dozers and hand crews are responding to the incident. The size of the fire is reportedly at 1/4 acre in size which is impacting the train tracks and closing the Highway 1010 #2 lane in the southbound side.

Communication lines are being impacted as well, according to Cpt. Daniel Bertucelli of SBC Fire.