Photos After the Storm: Destruction in Montecito

Photos In the days after a storm triggered mudflows in Montecito reveal the devastation left behind in the coast Southern California community.

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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
A Santa Barbara County firefighter checks a drainage culvert Thursday Jan. 18, 2018 on Buena Vista Creek near Park Lane in Montecito.
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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Firefighters inspect a bridge Jan. 16, 2018 at a creek blocked with debris from the January mudflow in Montecito.
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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Boulders were scattered throughout the town following the Jan. 9, 2018 mudflow in Montecito. Workers break up a boulder Jan. 14, 2018.
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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Capt. John Pepper, of the Fresno Fire Department, searches a property off East Valley Road Jan. 13, 2018 in Montecito.
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Toni Guinyard, NBC4
A stuffed toy is found on Olive Mill Road in the debris of the Montecito mudflow Friday Jan. 12, 2018.
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Workers clear mud from the parking garage at the Montecito Inn following a mudslide on January 12, 2018 in Montecito, California.
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An urban search and rescue team member walks by a home that was destroyed by a mudslide on January 11, 2018 in Montecito, California.
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Toni Guinyard, NBC4
A look at the damage and debris of the Montecito mudflow Friday Jan. 12, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard, NBC4
A law enforcement vehicle is seen on Olive Mill Road Friday Jan. 12, 2018 in Montecito.
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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Mud flowed into the chapel at Montecito's La Casa De Maria. This photo was taken Thursday Jan. 11, 2018.
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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
A fire truck passes a home surrounded by mud Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Search teams work through debris Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
Two SUVs are swamped by mud Wednesday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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A house is surrounded by mud and toppled trees Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
Front-end loaders remove mud from a street Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
Trees and other debris are scattered in the streets Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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A bicycle was among the items left behind in the mud Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
Mud lines a street Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 in Montecito.
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KNBC-TV
A view from above the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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KNBC-TV
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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Toni Guinyard
A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view of the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view from above the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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A view from above the mudslide zone in Montecito Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018.
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