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'Monster' California fire bears down on Santa Barbara

ABC News - 17 Dec 2017
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. Interested in California Wildfires? Add California Wildfires as an ...
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Happy Fire in Santa Ynez Valley 100% contained

KEYT - 18 May 2018
Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the Happy Fire is 100% contained Friday morning. As of 8 a.m. full containment was achieved. They expect control by 6 p.m. tonight. Two Santa Barbara County hand crews remain on the scene and will be there until ...
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Crews responding to brush fire burning in Santa Ynez Valley

KEYT - 11 May 2018
SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif. - Santa Barbara County firefighters are responding to a reported brush fire burning in the area of Highway 15 and Roblar Avenue in the Santa Ynez Valley. The fire broke out just after 3 p.m. At least three different spot fires ...
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BLM tightens fire restrictions in the area

Taft Midway Driller - 22 May 2018
The eight counties affected by these fire restrictions in California on BLM-managed public lands include: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Ventura counties. Fire restrictions will also affect BLM-managed ...
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Firefighter returns borrowed shoes used during January mudslide

KEYT - 22 May 2018
Yours truly, Santa Barbara County Fire." Rittner said he wasn't expecting to ever see his shoes again, but he would love to meet the anonymous first responder. "I'd shake his hand, buy him a meal and a beer and buy him a gift certificate to something ...
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Santa Barbara Painter Tom Pazderka Makes Art From the Ashes

L.A. Weekly - 25 Apr 2018
Recent years spent in the Santa Barbara area — lush, agroindustrial, susceptible to natural disasters like floods and fires — has expanded his view of existential volatility beyond the geopolitical and into the meteorological. One series of billowing ...
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65 years of KSBY: How fire, floods have shaped news coverage

KSBY San Luis Obispo News - 11 May 2018
Two acres a second, which computes to 7,000 acres an hour. In the afternoon, it cranked off 21,000 acres in a matter of three hours," said firefighter Mike Cole in 2003. As cleanup and recovery continue in Santa Barbara County from the latest round of ...
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UCSB Student Falls Off IV Rooftop

Daily Nexus - 20 May 2018
A 20-year-old UC Santa Barbara student and Isla Vista resident fell off of the rooftop of an I.V. home early Sunday morning, according to the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office. Santa Barbara County Fire and American Medical Response personnel responded to ...

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