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Larry Sleep lost some landscaping, a mountain bike and a '98 Toyota Land Cruiser, but his house survived the Holiday fire.

The price tag for fighting the Holiday fire, which scorched over 100 acres in northern Goleta, totaled $1.5 million, County Fire officials announced Thursday.

The blaze, which began burning at the 1500 block of Holiday Hill just after 8:30 p.m. Friday, scorched 113 acres, destroyed 10 homes, damaged three, and destroyed 14 other structures, according to public information officer Mike Eliason.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

The county's Holiday Fire Local Assistance Center will remain open through Saturday, according to county spokeswoman Gina DePinto, with hours from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The center is located at Goleta Union School District at 401 North Fairview Avenue.

The fire struck on the one-year anniversary of the Alamo fire, which began burning east of Santa Maria near the Twitchell Dam and scorched over 28,000 acres. 

Gina Kim covers crime and courts for Santa Maria Times. Follow her on Twitter @gina_k210

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