Transcript for California Wildfire Destroys 200 Homes So Far
firefighters gaining the upper hand against that deadly wildfire near Santa Barbara. Families now being allowed to return, but hundreds of their homes are gone. And cadaver dogs are searching the ruins for those who might not have escaped. ABC's kayna Whitworth is in kern county again tonight. Reporter: George, good evening. We're learns tonight, at least 250 structures have been destroyed in the Erskine fire. You can see one there right behind me. Now, because progress is being made on the fire lines, slowly, some people are allowed back in their homes. But for the residents in this area, it's still too dangerous. We did speak with one person who saw this devastation for the first time. So many of your neighbors lost their homes. How did that make you feel? Sad. Reporter: Yeah? Especially when there was lives lost. Reporter: Yeah. And they were. I know two. A couple of old people down on Mccray, they didn't get out of their house. Reporter: The sheer amount of loss is hard for people to come to terms with. And to make things worse, there's no power and no water. George? Tough times in California. Okay, kayna, thank you very much.
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