Santa Barbara photographer tracks the Scherpa Fire

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More than 1,200 firefighters and first responders continue to battle a growing wildfire west of Santa Barbara today. The Scherpa Fire, as it’s called, is currently 5,800 acres and 20% contained.

KCRW’s Larry Perel spoke with Ray Ford from the Santa Barbara Independent, who’s been photographing the fire.


You can see his photographs at