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    A WIND-WHIPPED BLAZE THREATENED HOMES AND OTHER BUILDINGS AT SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, ON THE U.S.?

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    VARIOUS SHOTS OF THE FIRE.




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    Background: A WIND-WHIPPED BLAZE THREATENED HOMES AND OTHER BUILDINGS AT SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, ON THE U.S. WEST COAST BEFORE IT WAS CONTAINED SUNDAY NIGHT (8 MARCH).

    HIGH WINDS HAMPERED EFFORTS TO CONTROL THE FIRE WHICH STARTED IN A CANYON ABOUT EIGHT MILES FROM THE CITY.

    THE FIRE GENERATED NUMEROUS WHIRLWINDS WHICH SPEED DOWN THE STEEP CANYONS AT THE SOUTH EDGE OF LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST. ONE SUCH TWISTER LEVELLED A HOUSE AND DAMAGE ANOTHER.

    ONE WOMAN WAS INJURED WHEN ONE OF THE FIRE-GENERATED WHIRL-WINDS COLLAPSED HER HOME AND ANOTHER WAS HURT WHEN A TWISTER TIPPED OVER HER PARKED CAR.

    AT ONE POINT 350 FIRE FIGHTERS WERE ON LINE, AIDED BY 22 PUMPERS AND TANKERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA88PQ8O295DBBOIVD2M72NM1P
    Media URN:
    VLVAA88PQ8O295DBBOIVD2M72NM1P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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