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Southern California Fires Burn ‘Out of Control,’ Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

Wednesday 17:18 GMT

A brush fire roared into Southern California Monday evening, spreading overnight to 45,000 acres, destroying at least 150 structures, many of them homes, and forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate, the authorities said.

Chief Deputy David Richardson of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said that resources were taxed, since the department had been assisting with what he called the “devastating” fire in nearby Ventura County.

Source: Common Domain

NASA satellite captures raging Southern California fires from space

Thursday 07:01 GMT

Sylmar fire: The Creek fire jumped the 210 Freeway and has spread into Shadow Hills and Angeles National Forest. Santa Clarita fire: Rye fire spreads to 5,000 acres, triggering evacuations and gridlock. San Bernardino fire: A blaze in the foothills threatened the city’s Cal State campus on Tuesday and prompted the closure of the 215 Freeway. Watch live coverage from KNBC | Follow Times reporters and authorities on Twitter | See photos of the fires | Share your story, photos and video. Thick blankets of smoke from wildfires burning in Southern California are visible from space.

Source: NBC News

Raging on, Thomas Fire becomes fifth largest in California history

Tuesday 19:10 GMT

The Thomas Fire in California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed more than 230,000 acres over the past week — becoming the fifth largest fire in the state's history and continuing to send firefighters scrambling to control the blaze, officials said on Monday.

Five fires covering more than a quarter of a million acres continue to rage across Southern California, with 9,000 firefighters combating the flames, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire.

Source: Fox News

Thomas Fire in Southern California joins list of destructive blazes in the state

Thursday 18:13 GMT

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, said the cause of the fire was “a discharge of firearms on public lands.”

The fire is located in the Marble Mountain Wilderness and the Klamath NF side of the Trinity Alps Wilderness, which are both located in North California.

Source: NBC News

1st death in California wildfires reported, firefighters make progress

Sunday 02:26 GMT

Authorities reportedly said Friday that a 70-year-old woman died in a car crash fleeing a large wildfire burning in Southern California, in the first fatality reported in six major fires in the region this week.

National Weather Service meteorologist Rich Thompson said that weak Santa Ana winds are predicted to blow across the Thomas Fire on Friday night before weakening Saturday, and will restrengthen Saturday night and into Sunday.

Source: NBC News

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Saturday 16:22 GMT
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Thursday 21:51 GMT
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Monday 01:31 GMT
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Monday 01:31 GMT
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Raging on, Thomas Fire becomes fifth largest in California history

Tuesday 19:10 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Difficult terrain presents challenges for firefighters battling Thomas fire

Today 00:39 GMT
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Fire crews fighting to defend Carpinteria from reenergized Thomas fire

Tuesday 16:23 GMT
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Thomas fire leaves behind barren 'moonscape' as it threatens Montecito, Carpinteria

Today 01:33 GMT
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At 230,000 acres, Thomas fire is now the fifth-largest wildfire in modern California history

Tuesday 16:23 GMT
Source: CBS News

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Today 08:06 GMT
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Firefighters ready to protect homes in Montecito should the Thomas fire bear down

Today 01:33 GMT

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