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The Whittier Fire

Though overwhelmed in scope and scare tactics by the Thomas Fire, the Whittier Fire rattled our cages for quite a while in July as it burned more than 18,000 acres from Cachuma Lake to the foothills above Goleta and Gaviota.

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Whittier Fire beside Highway 154

Published on July 8, 2017

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The Whittier Fire as seen from the Winchester Gun Club Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Published on July 9, 2017

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The DC-10 makes a drop on the Whittier Fire as seen from the Winchester Gun Club Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Published on July 9, 2017

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The Hoffmann family watch the Whittier Fire from Cathedral Oaks Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Published on July 9, 2017

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Rancho Alegre after the Whittier Fire Sunday, July 9, 2017

Published on July 12, 2017

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Firefighting helicopters work the Whittier Fire Sunday July 9, 2017

Published on July 10, 2017

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Whittier Fire beside Highway 154

Published on July 8, 2017

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As Highway 154 shut down in both directions, a Carpinteria engine responded to the Whittier Fire on the afternoon of July 8.

Published on July 8, 2017

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Jackson Taylor puts a few family items in his car during an evacuation warning for the Winchester Canyon area as the Whittier Fire makes its way down into front country..

Published on July 8, 2017

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