Shifting winds created new challenges for firefighters who had to battle a fire in the Southern California coast mountains. This blaze threatened rural homes and ranches, and kept a major highway closed for days.
The Santa Ynez Mountains west Santa Barbara are home to the Alisal Fire, which covers more than 24 miles.
The limit on containment is still at 5%
Rancho del Cielo is one of the properties that are being protected. It was once owned Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan.
A U.S. 101 official said that the office could be closed through the weekend.