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Santa Barbara County Fires (2008)

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  • Ventura County wildfire consumes 16,000 acres

    Fanned by low humidity and high winds, the Guiberson fire in Ventura County has grown to 16,000 acres and is 40% contained after threatening oil production fields, power lines and agricultural sites, fire officials said this afternoon. Flying tankers attacked.
  • Crews gain upper hand against Lompoc, L.A.-area fires

    Fire crews gained the upper hand tonight in battles against brush fires in Santa Barbara County and Los Angeles, authorities said. A Lompoc-area blaze has charred 300 acres near Vandenberg Air Force Base. By evening, firefighters had the fire 50%...

    Art from the Ashes' creative answer to wildfires

    With the heat from the embers still glowing from one of the worst wildfires in California history, it's difficult to imagine anything beautiful coming out of such destruction. Artist and native Angeleno Joy Feuer grew up witnessing the ruin and...

    Red Flag fire warning extended through this evening

    Low humidity prompted officials to extend the Red Flag fire warning through this evening. Gusty winds, high temperatures and dry conditions are predicted for mountain and canyon areas around the L.A. region today. There were no major fires Thursday, but.....

    Storm weakens but rains are on their way as mountain areas prepare for slides

    Weakened after dousing Northern California with heavy rains this morning, the first storm of the season is expected to move into Southern California this evening, bringing high winds and at least a half-inch of rain to the Los Angeles area...