Major Progress Made in Containment; Concern Shifts to Northeast Corner
Major progress made in containment; concern shifts to northeast corner. Read story.
[Update]: The latest acreage count is 13,224 acres. Read story.
The fire continues to burn into the backcountry; it is not posing a threat to any communities. Read story.
Heads Further into Back Country; 10 Percent Contained
Heads further into the backcountry; only 10 percent contained. Read story.
Fire is now nearing 11,000 acres; only 10 percent contained. Read story.
UPDATE: 600 Acres With 20 Percent Containment
UPDATE: It's 600 acres with 20 percent containment. Read story.
Impacts on the Coastal Habitats Could Be Major
Fire at Coal Oil Point erupts in dramatic fashion but no homes threatened; impact could be felt for years. Read story.
Season’s First Wildfire Tests Firefighters' Skills
Wildfire in Lompoc threatens homes, causes evacuation, and is hit hard by firefighting forces. Read story.
UPDATE: 500-700 Acres and Growing; Winds Now Pushing It Toward Highway 1
UPDATE: Evacuations lifted in Lompoc as firefighters get upper hand on Miguelito Fire. Read story.
Response Deck a Major Tool for Santa Barbara Engine Crews and Area Residents
Response Deck is a major tool for Santa Barbara engine crews and area residents. Read story.
Real Time Danger During the Jesusita Blaze and Human Lives vs. Expensive Homes
Real time danger during the Jesusita blaze and human lives vs. expensive homes. Read story.
USGS Video on Southern California's Unique Ecology
USGS 30-minute video on Southern California's unique ecology. Read story.
Stihl Agrees to Confidential Payout for 60 Homeowners
The Stihl Corporation agrees to a confidential payout for 60 homeowners. Read story.
Driver’s Catalytic Converter Ignites Dry Grass
Party guest puts wedding at the Farmhouse on hold for an hour. Read story.
A Personal Report and Collection of Stats from the Wildland Blaze
A Personal Report and Collection of Stats from the Wildland Blaze Read story.