Santa Barbara Wild Fire (Jesusita Fire)
Jesusita Fire Sweeps Through Santa Barbara County
Date/Time Started: May 5, 2009 1:45 pm
Administrative Unit: Los Padres National Forest / Santa Barbara County Fire
County: Santa Barbara County
Location: Northwest of Mission Canyon and Santa Barbara City
Acres Burned: 8,733 acres
Containment 8,733 acres - 100% contained
Structures Destroyed: Assessment to date: 80 homes destroyed, 15 homes damaged; 79 outbuildings destroyed, 2 outbuildings damaged; 1 commercial property destroyed.
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Santa Barbara County Fire, Santa Barbara City Fire, USFS, Carpinteria
Total Fire Personnel: 189 Total (36 CAL FIRE)
Photos: One of the several strike teams called to fight this fire came from units and men in San Joaquin County. Here are some the photos they took.