More than 30 people have been displaced from their apartments following an early morning Friday blaze in Santa Barbara which gutted five units, and damaged several others. The fire was discovered jusr before 3 a.m. Friday in a complex on the 1400 block of De la Vina Street.
Firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading to adajacent complexes, but several units in a neighboring building were damaged. No one was hurt. Damage is estimated at $800,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.