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A barn near the end of Mission Canyon Road didn't fare well in the fire.

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A busted hose outside a destroyed home is evidence that firefighters did all they could to save it.

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Early on Thursday afternoon, the smoke started puffing above Cathedral Peak.

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A stone donkey sculpture appears unfazed at this toppled and burned barn at the end of Mission Canyon Road.

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The Jesusita Fire burning up to Rocky Pine, as seen from the wharf at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 7.

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A firefighter's hose sits outside of wooden home that was saved at the end of Mission Canyon Road.

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On Wednesday, the skies get dark over The Indy's office.

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A metal, possibly aluminum, leaked out of this burned car.

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On Thursday afternoon, Rattlesnake Canyon was mellow and smoldering. Down at Skofield Park, fire engines waited.

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The hillsides leading from Lauro Reservoir to Spyglass Ridge were toasted.

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A lone tree atop Spyglass Ridge.

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Multiple homes were saved along Spyglass Ridge Road.

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Jesusita Fire panorama photo taken from Campnil Hill at 4 pm on Wednesday May 6th as the winds kicked in full gear. (Click Here for Large Version)

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Knoll at top of Inspiration Point area is completely burned out.

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A day after declaring a state of emergency Governor Schwarzenegger holds a press conference on the Jesusita Fire at Earl Warren Showgrounds

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Smoke warranted masks while covering a press conference on the Jesusita Fire at Earl Warren Showgrounds

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A day after declaring a state of emergency Governor Schwarzenegger holds a press conference on the Jesusita Fire at Earl Warren Showgrounds

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Governor Schwarzenegger takes time before a press conference on the Jesusita Fire to shake a few hands of the fire fighters from Cal Fire

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Governor Schwarzenegger gets briefed on the Jesusita Fire at Earl Warren Showgrounds

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Governor Schwarzenegger gets briefed on the Jesusita Fire

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Santa Barbara County Fire Public Information Officer David Sadecki at Thursday morning's Jesusita Fire press conference

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Jesusita Fire flames shoot sky-high on Wednesday night.

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The Jesusita Fire rages on Wednesday night.

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A reporter watches the Jesusita Fire progression on Wednesday night May 6, 2009.

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Radio/communications antennas on Gibraltar Peak threatened by flames.

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An eddy of embers cyclone up a charred hillside.

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Firefighters watch from their truck as wind-whipped flames come up the backside of Gibraltar Road.

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Flames seen just west of Gibraltar Road.

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Flames from the Jesusita Fire reaching up the backside of Gibraltar Road on Wednesday night

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A structure engulfed in flames in the hills above San Roque Canyon.

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Santa Barbara County Fire Captain Nikki Stevens (right) talks with firefighter Bryon Fernandez (left) about plans for protecting the last house on Spyglass Ridge Road, as the Jesusita Fire burns in the background.

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Santa Barbara County Fire Engine 214 was staged to protect the last two houses on Spyglass Ridge Road from the Jesusita Fire on Wednesday night.

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Telephone lines down on Mission Canyon Road.

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The smoking remains of two cars sit on a collapsed parking structure at 1400 Mission Canyon Road.

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Flames pour out of the gas main from the remains of a Las Canoas home.

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A house and car burned to the ground at 2233 Las Canoas Road.

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Firefighters from Ventura County Fire Engine #20 knock down a few hot spots.

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Firefighters mop up a property in Mission Canyon.

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Heli-attack above West Mountain Drive, May 6.

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Volunteers from the Equine Assistance and Evacuation team.

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Flames from Rattlesnake Canyon peek over the top of the ridge above West Mountain Drive.

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