Arson Suspected In Casitas Pass Fire

By Logan Hall

A half-acre fire that started near Rincon Mountain on Highway 150 west of Lake Casitas was started by an unknown arsonist, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Dozens of firefighters scrambled to attack the brushfire that started next to Casitas Pass Road on Wednesday night. After the initial call was dispatched at 9:34 p.m., crews began arriving from Ojai, Carpinteria and other Ventura County stations to quell the blaze before it spun out of control, according to VCFD spokesman Capt. Ron Oatman. Although the cause of

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