Montecito 'tea fire' nears Oprah, Rob...

Montecito 'tea fire' nears Oprah, Rob Lowe homes

There are 23 comments on the Newsday story from Nov 14, 2008, titled Montecito 'tea fire' nears Oprah, Rob Lowe homes. In it, Newsday reports that:

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Firefighters were racing early Friday to push back a wind-whipped wildfire that destroyed about 80 homes and a college dormitory in the tony community of Montecito, injured four people ...

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Jimmy

Bronx, NY

#1 Nov 14, 2008
I hope it does not burn down Oprah's house. That would only leave her with 8 or 9 houses to choose from.
Bubba

New York, NY

#2 Nov 14, 2008
Maybe the wind of change will blow the fire in another direction. Get out the NObama firmen. Maybe Rahm's big mouth could put out the flames. Burn, Baby, Burn!
Westmont Parent

Sunland, CA

#3 Nov 14, 2008
Really? My daughter is up there and has been held up in a gym all night long with flames at the front steps. I have never been more ashamed of being a New Yorker.
BrkmB

Raleigh, NC

#4 Nov 14, 2008
Bubba wrote:
Maybe the wind of change will blow the fire in another direction. Get out the NObama firmen. Maybe Rahm's big mouth could put out the flames. Burn, Baby, Burn!
In one post you confirmed you are not only a bitter cry baby, but also an inconsiderate ahole.

Congrats Bubba!
D OH BAMA

Charlotte, NC

#5 Nov 14, 2008
You can hear the faint rallying cry of "burn, baby, burn" from the Watts rioters who were described by LAPD Chief Parker as 'monkeys in a zoo'?
PoorOprah

Bellmore, NY

#6 Nov 14, 2008
Ok,so how many houses does the the big, fat momma have anyway? Just call the insurance company and take it as a loss. Does anyone care about this?
marc

Santa Barbara, CA

#7 Nov 14, 2008
Yes the Tea fire is in Montecito, But get your facts right. It's about 7 miles from Opra's house and rob lowes house is way away from the fire. It's burning towards Santa Barbara.

Since: Nov 07

Location hidden

#8 Nov 14, 2008
marc wrote:
Yes the Tea fire is in Montecito, But get your facts right. It's about 7 miles from Opra's house and rob lowes house is way away from the fire. It's burning towards Santa Barbara.
Tell that to the AP.

“I own a mansion & a yacht”

Since: Jul 08

Saint Paul, MN

#9 Nov 14, 2008
can someone simply tea bag the tea fire?
Luke

Santa Barbara, CA

#10 Nov 14, 2008
it sounds so devastating if the nation hears Oprahs house might burn!! The glorified news trying to get readers, and we in Santa Barbara are having to deal with the truth...Oprah's house isnt going to burn..but a lot of other people's have already burned...report that, who cares about Oprah?!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/obgynluke/
snakeleejones

Hopewell, VA

#11 Nov 14, 2008
What goes around coes around.CONGRADULATIONS OBAMA.
snakeleejones

Hopewell, VA

#12 Nov 14, 2008
What goes around comes around. CONGRADULATIONS OBAMA!
snakeleejones

Hopewell, VA

#13 Nov 14, 2008
Sorry about repeat. Computer slow as economy!
PERFECT TOMMY

White Plains, NY

#14 Nov 14, 2008
Schit burns down in CA all the time. Bigg effen deal.
ysohateful

Fresno, CA

#15 Nov 14, 2008
No matter who you voted for or how much money you have.... fire knows no different! It is sad for any one!!!!!ANYONE!!!!
what the

Los Angeles, CA

#16 Nov 14, 2008
get a life people
Jen

Forsyth, MO

#17 Nov 14, 2008
So?? It's just snobby rich jerks, anyway. They couldn't care less if any of our homes burned.
Naomi

San Francisco, CA

#18 Nov 14, 2008
It is not just rich jerks, as some may think. Westmont was my home for several years, one of my children went there and kids come from all over, and all economic backrounds to go there. The teachers lost their homes, too. Many Montecito residents are very modest and elderly....fire is a tragedy to anyone. This is so very sad. I truly hope they can put this out before anymore people or their property are lost.
Natasha

Portland, OR

#19 Nov 16, 2008
it saddens me to hear the insensitivity of people around the nation. I went to that school for four years and have memories there. Many of the faculty would go out of their way for anyone...and those are the ones that lost their homes, not the rich stars. Stop complaining about the rich and politics, that is not the issue. Maybe we should help out those who now have nothing left. I have no doubt they would do the same for others.
Tappy

Sacramento, CA

#20 Nov 16, 2008
People are a-holes... the area that was burned in this fire was not the rich people, it was an area full of old Santa Barbara locals many of whom are anything but rich and most are elderly.

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