Firefighters Working On Full Containment Of Ventura County Brush Fire; Highway 33 Closure Lifted
Firefighters are continuing their efforts to fully contain a brush fire in Ventura County.
The acreage burned by the Vista Fire northwest of Ventura has been downsized to just under 90 acres, as a result of more precise mapping. No structures were damaged by the blaze, which was discovered just before 3 p.m. Tuesday in the hills near Foster Park.
Some 200 firefighters aided by aircraft stopped the growth of the fire Tuesday night, and were able to get 50% containment. After some on again, off again closures of Highway 33 between Ventura and Ojai, it is now completely open as of 12:30 Wednesday afternoon. There could be some short closures during the day due to firefighting efforts
There’s no word yet on the cause of the fire.