Officials urge Santa Barbara residents to flee

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):
5:25 p.m.
Fire officials say the most destructive of the Southern California wildfires has burned more than 270 square miles and is only 15 percent contained.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown says the containment number will likely go down not because of a lack of progress, but because of the fire's expected growth.
Ventura County fire behavioral analyst Brendan Ripley says he believes the fire is the fifth largest in California's history.
More than 30,000 people are under mandatory evacuation orders.
Authorities warned residents at a community meeting Sunday in Santa Barbara not to ignore evacuation orders.
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12:30 p.m.
Forecasters say gusty, dry Santa Ana winds will continue in Southern California for at least another day in areas where crews are battling wildfires, including one that is threatening a seaside city.
The National Weather Service has extended red flag warnings until Monday night for parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties. Powerful gusts are expected through late Sunday in mountains of Santa Barbara County, where firefighters are protecting homes from flames moving down hillsides toward coastal neighborhoods.
New evacuations were ordered Sunday for the city of Carpinteria, which has been under threat for days from a huge and destructive wildfire that's still pushing west nearly a week after breaking out.
Crews have made progress on other fronts of that fire and on separate blazes in Los Angeles, San Diego and Riverside counties.