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Published on Nov. 13, 2008
Mountain Drive Volunteer fire fighters watch the progression of the Tea Fire
Steve Dunn, a Mountain Drive resident who was not allowed to go to his home and worried about his 90 year-old father, gets a welcome text message that his family evacuated safely.
A Mountain Dr. resident pulls over to take one last look before evacuating his home
A small spark that landed in a palm tree quickly spread to the entire yard
Santa Barbara City Fire Station 7 braces as winds push the Tea Fire closer
Santa Barbara City Fire Station 7
Fire comes over a house off Las Alturas
Montecito Planning Commission member and Mountain Dr. resident Claire Gottsdanker takes one last look before evacuating her house
Published on Nov. 14, 2008
Sycamore Canyon resident Vincent Uribe, who lost this storage shed as the fire skirted his property, tries to keep the falling embers away from his home.
Sycamore Canyon resident Vincent Uribe hoses down the house that his grandfather built. The house has survived 3 previous fires.
Joey Uribe stayed with her husband at their Sycamore Canyon home.
A Sycamore Canyon home burned to the ground.
A burning truck in the driveway of a burned out house.
Power lines down across Gibraltar Rd.
A Gibraltar Road home, gutted by fire, still has flames from gas lines roaring 10 feet in the air.
A house off of El Cielito Rd. engulfed in flames.
Reportedly the home of Retired Santa Barbara police officer Payne Green burned to the ground. Payne reportedly also lost a home in the historic Sycamore Canyon Fire.
Flames from the gas lines still reach 10 feet in the air though the home is long gone.
The view of a home off Gibraltar Rd. burned to the ground.
The last wall of a El Cielito home falls down as the residence is fully engulfed in flames.
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