CALIF. HELLFIRE LUXE HOMES IN FLAMES AS H’WOOD STARS FLEE

An exclusive Southern California coastal town beloved by moguls, movie stars and artists for its natural beauty and stunning estates went up in flames yesterday – with more than 100 homes completely destroyed and thousands of evacuees fleeing for their lives. … In addition to the dozens of luxury homes razed in the blaze, eight buildings at Westmont College were destroyed as well as the picturesque Mount Calvary Monastery in the Santa Ynez Mountains. “You’ve got palm trees and eucalyptus trees that are literally exploding with their hot oil,” said Scott Craig, spokesman at Westmont, a Christian liberal-arts college. “You’ve got these big, red hot embers that are flying through the sky and catching anything on fire.” more

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