A firefighter knocks down flames during the Sherpa Fire that burned nearly 7,500 acres in western Santa Barbara County. The fire started on June 15 and as of Saturday firefighters expect to remain on scene for several more weeks to put out hot spots, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
A firefighter knocks down flames during the Sherpa Fire that burned nearly 7,500 acres in western Santa Barbara County. The fire started on June 15 and as of Saturday firefighters expect to remain on scene for several more weeks to put out hot spots, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Mike Eliason AP
A firefighter knocks down flames during the Sherpa Fire that burned nearly 7,500 acres in western Santa Barbara County. The fire started on June 15 and as of Saturday firefighters expect to remain on scene for several more weeks to put out hot spots, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Mike Eliason AP

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