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Fox News alert as we've been telling you firefighters are taking on a wild -- that is destroyed more than.
100 homes in a wealthy celebrity get away and joining us now on the phone is public information officer courtesy visits who has worked forty hours.
Straight since these fires broke out he's in Santa Barbara right now the scene of one of the fires.
Vincent thanks so much for joining us we just heard a press conference.
Where we heard the officials say that they're number one priority right now is of course saving lives.
How are you getting people out of this area at this hour.
What good morning actually most of -- -- -- back weighted evacuated yesterday at about 5:30 in the morning here senate Barbara California.
And -- that's not an issue force right now of people all that situated either with friends relatives or break bread costs that are so that's not an issue but -- key part here Barbara.
Well that sounds -- -- a positive sign though but one of -- one that's one of the problems though is that firefighters are now in harm's way and they are having to deal with these conditions and they don't have the luxury of of evacuating they have to stand there face to face with these flames.
Is this just an incredible -- deal for them right now unable to contain this so they just haven't stepped back to let let me.
Set up fire lines allow this thing to burn itself out some areas.
-- -- -- condition changed considerably since the fire started Thursday night.
Well no there aggressively and they're fighting.
Bob I in the fire where they can putting them.
Control lines poles lines mop it up with -- structures that death.
There were burned and we have not or you're not -- anymore structures.
And -- operational period that things are looking much better force they had a lot of success of last night the weather here's Barbara in the bottom you -- -- -- keep art it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- But we didn't have that -- -- getting out bounced off of us.
Vincent we heard a press conference a short time ago that that there have been two minor injuries.
Sound as if those are in relation to firefighters can you tell us anything else whether that -- citizens of California firefighters.
And either fire how how many injured.
Well specifically on the cease fire I know that we -- have three citizens.
-- them sunburned I really don't know how how do those -- -- -- A burden to anybody not minor but it -- have not had any information of any bad injuries to any firefighters you know up.
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It has been about -- and I'm I'm await to repeat it right I'll have more information in about.
But -- but no -- haven't had any major -- city firefighters or the public debt by knowledge.
-- it's good news you're telling us that firefighters there at least in -- CEO.
Are getting their arms around this and you know the public is interested.
In that area because we know somebody celebrities -- that we've heard that Oprah Winfrey's home is there Rob Lowe has -- -- there.
Christopher Lloyd -- actor we've heard that his home was actually damaged in the fire how many homes have been lost there.
We still don't have an accurate count we hear things from a hundred plus structures -- -- processed.
Getting a handle on that too.
It get a good number for you and for the people here -- need to know that it makes -- worse they.
Under plus dispatchers.
And it's now that that's today especially Italy get out safely and and evaluate at a little bit better get a better harder number.
All right Curtis Vincent from the months ago fire department we appreciate -- we -- you have to get to a briefing -- you're going to be getting some more information hopefully we can check back with you a little bit later and get an update on this -- thanks for joining us this morning.
Glad to get what -- -- -- that's classic.
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