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Rivers of mud sweep through wildfire burn areas in California
Mudslides swept through Southern California after a powerful storm.
A car is smashed against a tree after a mudslide on Jan. 11 in Montecito, California.
More than 100 homes were destroyed in the flash flooding following rains early on Jan 9 in Montecito and surrounding communities, according to the county.
Search efforts continued in Montecito as the number of people reported missing rose to 43. The community is grappling with the deaths of at least 17 people.
Firefighters rescue 14-year-old Lauren Cantin after she was trapped inside a destroyed home in Montecito on Jan. 9.
She was discovered when firefighters using dogs in the search heard a scream.
Using the jaws of life and other tools, rescuers sheared off debris from around Cantin. They worked for over six hours before freeing her Tuesday morning.
Emergency personnel evacuate residents and their dogs through flooded waters in Montecito on Jan. 9.
Officials said many residents apparently failed to heed an earlier voluntary evacuation order — requiring more than 100 rescues and last-minute evacuations.
A women is airlifted by helicopter near the Santa Ana River on Tuesday after a storm trapped a group at a homeless encampment near San Bernardino, California.
At least 50 had to be rescued by helicopters in Southern California after flooding from torrential rains.
Firefighters rescue a Montecito resident on Jan. 9.