The Holiday wildfire in Goleta CA burned 113 acres and cost $1.5 million for firefighters to battle, Santa Barbara County Fire said in the latest update. 24 structures, including 10 homes, were destroyed.
Holiday Fire in Goleta, California, is 95% contained, per a Tuesday morning update from the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. Officials expect the CA wildfire to be fully contained Tuesday night. It burned 100 acres and 13 homes.
The Holiday Fire in Goleta, California, is 90% contained, per Cal Fire's latest update. 150 firefighters are still battling the CA wildfire, which destroyed 28 structures and 13 homes. It burned 100 acres. Evacuations have been downgraded.
Ishu and Laura Rao, who lost their home in the Holiday Fire burning in Goleta in Santa Barbara County, California, returned to their destroyed house to look for Laura's engagement ring. When they found it, Ishu proposed to her again.
Firefighters are responding to a brush fire off of Highway 166 in the 8200 block of O'Leary Canyon Way near Nipomo, according to Cal Fire. The blaze, which is in a remote area, is burning near three structures. Smoke may be visible.
The Holiday Fire in Goleta, California, has destroyed 19 structures, 10 of which are homes, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said Sunday morning. The blaze erupted on Friday night and prompted evacuations of about 2,500 people.
Brandon Feller, a Cal Fire firefighter, was battling the Klamathon Fire on the California and Oregon border in Siskiyou County Thursday when flames overtook his engine. Feller suffered severe burns to his face and is recovering in a Sacramento hospital.
The Holiday Fire that burned more than 100 acres, destroyed numerous structures and displaced thousands of Santa Barbara County residents reached 80 percent containment late Saturday afternoon. Officials lifted hundreds of evacuation orders.
Cal Fire San Luis Obispo has sent out nearly 100 responders to aid in the fighting of wildfires that are ravaging California, including the Holiday Fire in Goleta, the County Fire in Yolo County and the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County.
With hundreds of wildfires reported in the last week, Cal Fire officials say the pace of fires and acreage burned already is outstripping the damage from last year for the same period. The Pawnee Fire in Lake County had destroyed 22 building and burned thousands of acres by Monday.
Santa Margarita, California, resident David Lynn Macagni pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge alleging he caused the Hill Fire, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Actor Johnny Galecki’s house burned down in the wildfire.