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Ventura, California - Thomas Fire Wildfire Incident Report as of 9:59 this morning: 

Last Updated: December 07, 2017 9:59 am  
Date/Time Started: December 04, 2017 6:28 pm
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE, Ventura County Fire, City of Ventura, Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County Sheriff,
County: Ventura County
Location: Hwy 150 and Hwy 126, north of Santa Paula
Acres Burned - Containment: 96,000 acres - 5% contained
Structures Threatened: 15,000 structures threatened
Structures Destroyed: 73 residential, 3 commercial and 15 outbuildings destroyed, and 14 residential and 1 outbuilding damaged (Numbers are subject to change as assessment is still ongoing.)
Evacuations: Evacuation Map

12/7/17 AM - See the latest Incident Update for more information on this fire.

Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Ventura County Fire, Ventura County Sheriff, City of Ventura Fire Department, City of Ventura Police Department, USFS/Los Padres National Forest, CAL OES, Red Cross, PG&E, CHP, Ventura County Public Works, CALTRANS, California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Total Fire Personnel: 2,509
Total Fire Engines: 471
Total Fire Crews: 28
Total Helicopters: 12
Total Dozers: 26
Total Water Tenders: 7
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE IMT-4
Long/Lat: -119.09124/34.41521
Conditions: The fire continues to burn actively with extreme rates of spread and long range spotting when pushed by winds. The fire is established on the north and east side of Hwy 150 and is also burning on the west side of Hwy 30. The fire has pushed northwest of Ventura and has reached the Hwy 101. Firefighters continue to work aggressively to protect life and property while working on control efforts around the fire perimeter.