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'Monster' California fire bears down on Santa Barbara

(ABC News) — The unforgiving Thomas Fire that has for 14 days ravaged Southern California north of Los Angeles this weekend began to bear down on affluent swaths of Santa Barbara and Montecito. 332 more words


Couple loses two homes in two months to California wildfires

(CNN) — Dr. Antonio Wong and his wife remember falling in love with their first home, a 3,000 square-foot beauty in Southern California they’ve owned for more than a decade. 980 more words


Deadly California wildfire continues to grow

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds. 490 more words

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California's Thomas Fire, The Third Largest In The State's History, Has Turned Paradise Into A 'War Zone'

Southern California’s ongoing plague of wildfires includes a half-dozen major blazes, some of which have settled. Notably, the Skirball fire originated at a homeless encampment… 365 more words

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Where There's Smoke

I was in the Trinities this week and there was thick smoke everywhere. It’s burning season in Northern California. We had quite a lot of rain in late November. 129 more words

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Wildfire burns beloved burros in South Dakota’s Custer park

/ December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Nine burros that are a favorite of visitors to South Dakota s Custer State Park have been burned in a wildfire and it s not known if all of them will The post Wildfire burns beloved burros in South Dakota s Custer park appeared first on STL.News.

Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

MONTECITO, Calif. — Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into “a ghost town” as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California’s history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito. 799 more words