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This map shows the main area of the San Rafael and Dick Smith wildernesses where the fire either has been active or it most likely will head. Note Lower Buckhorn at the bottom where one edge of the fire is heading. While massive efforts will be made to turn this part of the fire away from Santa Barbara, the area surrounding Big Pine Mountain in a 360 degree direction is seriously in danger of being burned out, both to the west down the Sisquoc and to the east down Alamar Canyon and towards Don Victor Camp. Currently, it is impossible to put "feet on the ground" in any of this area. Because it is wilderness it is mostly wilderness, has very difficult access for holding positions and mechanized equipment can't be used there.

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