Photos: Alisal fire burns in Santa Barbara County

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A section of Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County remained closed in both directions on Tuesday due to the Alisal fire, which broke out on Monday.

The highway was closed from a point just north of Carpinteria to north of Goleta at Winchester Canyon Road, according to Caltrans.

Lane Morrison of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection extinguishes flames in an enclosure near a house along Refugio Road.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Man surrounded by smoke uses garden hose to soak dry vegetation

A man dilutes dry vegetation as the Alisal fire burns on the edge of a ranch near Goleta on Tuesday.

(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

    A man uses a garden hose to wet the vegetation

A man uses a garden hose to dilute dry vegetation as the Alisal fire burns on Tuesday near a ranch near Goleta.

(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters carry a hose

Firefighters put out point fires ahead of the Alisal blaze along Highway 101 near Goleta on Tuesday.

(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Flames burn near a fence

The Alisal fire burns along Highway 101 near Goleta on Tuesday.

(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

A woman wearing a mask carries a goat

Angela Yates of Santa Barbara County Animal Services transfers a goat to a trailer after evacuating it from Brian Stuart’s ranch.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

A man stands near a forest fire

Eric Hvolboll watches the Alisal fire from his La Paloma ranch in Venadeto Canyon.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Mailboxes on fire

Mailboxes are burning along Refugio Road.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters rake the land.

California Conservation Corps firefighters prepare the ground as the flames advance.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters watch the grass burn

Los Padres National Forest firefighters watch the flames.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

California Conservation Corps firefighters prepare as flames from the Alisal blaze march toward La Paloma Ranch.

California Conservation Corps firefighters prepare as flames from the Alisal blaze march toward La Paloma Ranch.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters with a hose

Firefighters put out the flames on Tuesday afternoon.

(Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire)

A helicopter flies through the smoke.

A firefighting helicopter heads for a charging station after dropping a load of water on the Alisal fire.

(Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

The orange glow illuminates the firefighters

Santa Barbara County firefighters standing in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 spray water on the blaze that was advancing Monday night near Refugio Beach.

(Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

A ranch with smoke in the distance.

A column of smoke from the Alisal fire can be seen behind former President Reagan’s Rancho del Cielo in Santa Barbara County.

(Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

Cars on a highway, with smoke in the distance.

The Alisal fire broke out in Santa Barbara County on Monday and quickly spread.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)


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