Brush f ire in Lom­poc

Los Angeles Times - - THE STATE -

Santa Bar­bara County fire­fighter Jesse Es­parza, above, trains his hose on a fast- mov­ing brush f ire that charred 300 acres near La Purisima Mis­sion State His­toric Park in Lom­poc. Author­i­ties evac­u­ated about 1,200 peo­ple and their live­stock. Nei­ther the 228year- old Span­ish mis­sion nor other struc­tures were dam­aged by the blaze, which broke out about 1: 30 p. m. At right, f ire crews clear hot spots on the black­ened ter­rain.

Pho­tog r aphs by Lawrence K. Ho Los An­ge­les Times

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