Fire update: Goleta and more
If your outdoor plans for the big Fourth of July weekend involve staying local, odds are good that you won't encounter any wildfires.
But if your plans include a visit to the Santa Barbara area, exercise caution. A recent update by Times writers Eric Bailey, Steve Chawkins and Catherine Saillant reveals that the Goleta fire doubled in size overnight to 2,400 acres. For an AP video on the situation, click "Read More."
For more complete information on the fires burning statewide, visit the interactive map.
-- Liam Gowing
Photo of Goleta fire by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times