At approximately 2:57 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Ventura County Fire responded to reports of a brush fire along the 500 block of Del Oro Drive in Ojai. The fire was contained to approximately two and a half acres and there were no reported injuries. Several structures were threatened, including an abandoned residence which sustained heavy damage. Crews are expected to be overhauling the area for another three to four hours to ensure that all hot spots are extinguished.
Ventura County Fire Department is handling the investigation.