Bay Area Firefighters Return to Southern California to Aid in Mudslide Rescues

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A founder of a Catholic school in Ventura is among the fatalities caused by mudslides in Southern California, which have left at least 17 people dead and many others missing or injured in Montecito.

The department said the sediment would only consist of wet or dry dirt or mud without rocks, debris or vegetation, and inspectors would refuse any truckload containing unpermitted materials. The child's father and 2-year-old sister are reported to be among the missing, according to local reports. After everything we've been through, I think a lot of people thought they were just being overly cautious but exactly what they feared happened.

Tighe says there was no mandatory evacuation for her community.

"It's not just a wealthy community", DeGeneres said. "Five minutes later, (I) heard (a) loud whish sound". They are instant, they are a six-foot wall of mud moving 40 miles an hour, it moves whatever it wants.

We're learning more about the 17 people killed in the Southern California mudslides. Hundreds of rescuers and dogs still were searching for people Thursday.

At the beginning of the clip, the 45-year-old is seen yelling at the driver of a vehicle going up the street to turn around because a flash flood was coming down the hill.

That said, it appears that Bella just didn't realize why the freeway was shut down, as she followed up by deleting the initial tweet and writing, "F*ck just caught up on some news had no idea why the 101 was shut down.get home to your family safe".

Morgan Corey, 25, is still missing after the mudslides in Montecito, Calif., destroyed their family home on Tuesday.

"For some reason, she opened the front door" and was swept away, Diane Brewer, one of Gower's friends, told CNN. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office released the names of the dead, who were all Montecito residents.

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The number of missing persons has fluctuated since the disaster hit early Tuesday morning and had been as low as 16 on Wednesday evening.

Mr Farrell then runs inside - and not a moment too soon.

The muddy water was not slowly leaking into homes like rainfall does - it came in slamming. "Helicopters rescued some people who climbed onto the roofs of their homes to escape the torrent of water, and mud".

The post said she had two children, Julia and Robert, and a husband, Ken Grand.

The mud and debris overwhelmed many homes and wiped some of them out.

"We've got a window that's closing, but we're still very optimistic. I understand that no one really understands what's going on, but it's been really hard being here", resident Anais Berman said. On the stretch of the freeway by the Montecito Inn, several feet of mud and rubble collected in the road.

Peter Hartmann said power lines were down and aluminum poles were snapped in half. "I screamed at my family and water started coming into the house".

But in the second image, captured Wednesday after the mudslides swept homes off their foundations and killed more than a dozen people, the impacts of both the wildfire and the flooding can clearly be seen.

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