The Santa Barbara wildfire grew 4,000 acres OVERNIGHT
Santa Barbara is in a state of emergency. A massive wildfire has spread across the Santa Ynez Mountains and is threatening crops of avocados, lemons, and more.
Santa Barbara's agriculture industry, which the fire mainly endangers, is worth roughly $1.48 billion.
This is when the fire started:
— ABC News (@ABC) June 16, 2016
And here it is now:
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) June 17, 2016
#SherpaFire in Santa Barbara County, CA, doubled to 4,000 + acres overnight on Thursday.
? Santa Barbara City Fire pic.twitter.com/ua8mOlAvFk
— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) June 17, 2016
— NBC Bay Area (@nbcbayarea) June 17, 2016
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