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California coast battles massive wildfire
Southern California entered a second week engulfed in flames. The Thomas Fire has destroyed nearly 800 buildings, sending thousands fleeing.
Firefighters knock down flames as they advance on homes atop Shepherd Mesa Road in Carpinteria, California on Dec. 10, 2017.
A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through canyons and down hillsides toward coastal towns.
Firefighters move away from a burning house after discovering downed live power lines near Carpinteria.
The Thomas Fire is only 15 percent contained, now threatening the city of Santa Barbara and the nearby coastal town of Carpinteria, making it one of the worst wildfires in California history.
Smoke rises from the Thomas Fire in Ventura County.