Crews prepare amid flooding concerns in Santa Cruz Mountains

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KGO) -- The next 24 hours will determine whether the rain storms will trigger flooding and mudslides in the Loma Fire burn zone in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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The fire burned acres of vegetation that normally would help absorb the rainfall.


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Casa Loma volunteer firefighter Janna Garner-Smith says the rain that's coming will help address this, but the big concern shifts now to potential flooding and mudslides.

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