13 Killed In Mudslides That Swept Away Montecito Homes


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At Least 13 Dead in California as Mudslides Sweep Away Homes In Same Region Savaged by Wildfires. At least 13 people were killed Tuesday when heavy rains caused flash floods and mudslides filled with debris to slam into homes in the Montecito neighborhood of Santa Barbara, California. Just one month following the fast-spreading wildfire that raged in the region – which is located an hour out of Los Angeles – the torrent of mud and deadly runoff of debris caused by pounding overnight rains trapped victims in homes. Authorities confirmed Tuesday that 13 bodies had been recovered from the...