GOLETA, Calif. - With temperatures over 100 degrees, and violent winds, flames in the hills above Goleta became a blow torch, as the Painted Cave fire destroyed nearly 500 homes and businesses on June 27, 1990. 

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Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Charles Dickens


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Witch Creek Fire Survivor, 2007