PHOTOS: ‘Holiday Fire’ Ravages Goleta

A fire burning in the city of Goleta in Santa Barbara County forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: A charred statuette stands in the remains of a destroyed home in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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A Southern California couple who lost their home in a wildfire made a new happy memory Sunday July 8, 2018 amid the ashes.
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A couple found this wedding ring in the ashed of their burned out home following the July 2018 Holiday fire in Goleta.
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A burned hillside from the July 2018 Holiday fire in Goleta.
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A view of the damage left behind by the July 2018 Holiday fire in Santa Barbara County.
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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: Firefighters spray foam on the remains of a destroyed home in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: The remains of a destroyed bike and scooter lie in the rubble of a home in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: The charred remains of a destroyed vehicle and home stand in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: Melted metal is seen amid the remains of a car engine near a destroyed home in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: The remains of a destroyed home stand in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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GOLETA, CA - JULY 07: The remains of a car stand in front of a destroyed home in the aftermath of the Holiday Fire on July 7, 2018 in Goleta, California. The fire destroyed a number of homes in the community during an intense heat wave which broke various records across Southern California. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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The sun rises behind a home leveled by the Holiday Fire in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The fire began Friday night and destroyed homes as the flames burned some 50 to 80 acres. By Saturday, around 3,200 residents had been forced from their homes, with the city declaring a local state of emergency as structures continued to be threatened. . (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Eric Durtschi surveys the remains of his home, leveled by the Holiday fire, in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Durtschi, who has six children, said he moved with his family from Utah two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume a home on N. Fairview Ave. as the Holiday fire burns in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The blaze has destroyed multiple homes. The fire began Friday night and destroyed homes as the flames burned some 50 to 80 acres. By Saturday, around 3,200 residents had been forced from their homes, with the city declaring a local state of emergency as structures continued to be threatened. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume a home on N. Fairview Ave. as the Holiday fire burns in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The blaze has destroyed multiple homes. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Flames consume a home on N. Fairview Ave. as the Holiday fire burns in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The blaze has destroyed multiple homes. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Eric Durtschi surveys the remains of home, leveled by the Holiday fire, in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Durtschi, who has six children, said he moved with his family from Utah two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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The sun rises behind a home leveled by the Holiday fire in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Evacuations were ordered as the fire edged into residential areas. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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Firefighters battling the Holiday fire stand atop a roof as the sun rises over Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Evacuations were ordered as the fire edged into residential areas. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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A firefighter battling the Holiday prepares to douse a burning residence in Goleta, Calif., on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Evacuations were ordered as the fire edged into residential areas. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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