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Fire prompts partial evacuation of Hornbrook, California

Fire prompts partial evacuation of Hornbrook, California

As of early Sunday, the Holiday Fire burned through more than 100 acres and was 80 percent contained, officials posted on the internet.

A brush fire driven by high winds in Goleta, California, has destroyed homes and prompted thousands of evacuations.

The Los Angeles Times reports that a powerful fire burned numerous homes in Santa Barbara County, "with an evacuation order extending to more than 2,000 residents".

One of the largest fires burning is the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County, which was up to 22,000 acres as of Saturday evening and just 20 percent contained.

In a Facebook interview with the Redding Record Searchlight, the sheriff's office said the person who died during the fire was found inside a building and investigators are trying to determine the manner of death.

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The governor has declared states of emergency in Siskiyou, San Diego and Santa Barbara counties this week due to fires.

Mandatory evacuations were called late Friday night from La Patera to Patterson, north of Cathedral Oaks.

On Saturday morning, Eric Durtschi looked at the charred remains of his rented hilltop home in Goleta.

That blaze, which broke out on Saturday in steep, inaccessible terrain about 45 miles northwest of Sacramento and spans more than 88,000 acres, has so far largely burned away from populated areas. He said he hadn't yet told his two oldest children their home was gone.

The fire has already destroyed 40 structures and killed one person.

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The Klamathon Fire more than doubled in size Friday night, roaring to 21,800 acres on the OR and California border.

Ten people are reported missing in the Siskiyou County area as the Klamathon Fire rages on. Their home is now a dusty pile of ash and mangled metal, torched by a fast-moving fire in Southern California.

The area is north of where the Thomas Fire raged last December - that blaze destroyed more than 1,000 buildings in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The fire was under control a little more than an hour later. Washington state fire crews left this weekend to help fight flames in Colorado.

The UC Santa Barbara campus is "not now under any immediate physical threat, but campus officials are closely monitoring the situation and will send out updates as necessary", according to an email sent out to UCSB students Friday night.

"We bring the retardant to the firemen, but those folks on the ground, the men and women on the ground, they're really doing the tough work" he said. The Spring Fire in Costilla and Huerfano counties was reported at 106,985 acres Saturday morning.

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