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Holiday Fire Aftermath

People return to their properties on Monday to survey the damage while repair crews work to restore power and communication lines to the area.

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County Fire out retrieving hoses used to battle the Holiday Fire.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Repair crews work to restore power and communication lines to North Fairview Ave. following the Holiday Fire.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Blinded by heavy smoke while coming up Fairview, Jim Hurnblad drove his truck into a telephone pole, but still managed to make it to the Wildlife Center and protect birds and animals not yet evacuated.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Wildlife Care Network volunteer Jim Hurnblad got in an accident driving through a sudden wave of thick smoke during the Holiday Fire but still managed to make it to the rescue center and help protect birds and animals not able to be evacuated.

Published on July 9, 2018

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The Holiday Fire burned up to the Wildlife Care Network center and jumped inside in places, but firefighters held it back from the animals inside, saving 200 of them.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Wildlife Care Network volunteer Jim Hurnblad points out where embers smoldered in a cage that held crows.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Wildlife Care Network volunteer Jim Hurnblad got in an accident driving through a sudden wave of thick smoke during the Holiday Fire but still managed to make it to the rescue center and help protect birds and animals not able to be evacuated.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Larry and Ruth Sleep lost some landscaping, a mountain bike and a '98 Toyota Land Cruiser but their house survived.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Larry and Ruth Sleep lost some landscaping, a mountain bike and a '98 Toyota Land Cruiser but their house survived.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Larry and Ruth Sleep lost some landscaping, a mountain bike and a '98 Toyota Land Cruiser but their house survived.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Larry Sleep and what had been a Land Cruiser.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Ruth and Larry Sleep marvel that their home still stands though the Holiday Fire swept behind their property, taking out houses to both sides of them.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Amy Thoman's home had a tile roof and lots of defensible space but the wind-driven Holiday Fire burned the family's home to the ground along with untold numbers of irreplaceable personal items.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Amy Thoman take stock of the work ahead after the Holiday Fire.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Entryway light at Thoman home

Published on July 9, 2018

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The Thoman family's home seemed to have all the right stuff — lots of defensible space, stucco walls, and a tile roof — but the wind-driven Holiday Fire burned it to the ground along with an untold number of irreplaceable items.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Ron Akau sweeps up nails hidden in the ash and rubble that one was a home on this North Fairview Avenue property.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Ron Akau swept up nails hidden in the ash and rubble that's left of his landlord's home after the Holiday Fire went through on July 6.

Published on July 9, 2018

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This home on North Fairview Avenue had been renovated and re-landscaped before the fire.

Published on July 9, 2018

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Ron Akau sweeps up nails hidden in the ash and rubble that one was a home on this North Fairview Avenue property.

Published on July 9, 2018

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The heat from the Holiday fire buckled paint on a landscaping wall at North Fairview Avenue property.

Published on July 9, 2018

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