Last modified on Dec 10, 2017
 

Thomas Fire

Thomas Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: December 10, 2017 7:47 pm  
Date/Time Started: December 4, 2017 6:28 pm  
Administrative Unit: Unified Command: CAL FIRE, Ventura County Fire, City of Ventura, Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County Sheriff,  
County: Santa Barbara County,Ventura County  
Location: Hwy 150 and Hwy 126, north of Santa Paula  
Acres Burned - Containment: 230,000 acres - 10% contained  
Structures Threatened: 18,000 structures threatened  
Structures Destroyed:790 Structures Destroyed, 191 Structures Damaged  
Evacuations: Evacuation Map

12/10/2017 4:00 PM - Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Areas of Santa Barbara County

12/10/2017 1:00 PM - Evacuations Lifted in Unincorporated Areas Near Santa Paula

12/10/2017 11:00 AM - Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Areas of Santa Barbara County

12/10/2017 6:00 AM - Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Areas of Santa Barbara County

12/10/2017 2:30 AM - Mandatory Evacuations Ordered

12/10/2017 1:50 AM - Mandatory Evacuations Ordered

12/10/17 AM - See the latest Incident Update for more information on this fire.  

Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Ventura County Fire, Ventura County Sheriff, Santa Barbara County Fire, Santa Barbara County Sheriff, City of Ventura Fire Department, City of Ventura Police Department, USFS/Los Padres National Forest, CAL OES, Red Cross, Southern California Edison, CHP, California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation, SoCaGas, Crimson Pipeline, Wildfire Defense Systems, CA Resources Group, Santa Paula Police, Santa Paula Fire, Ventura County OES, Santa Barbara OEM  
Total Fire Personnel: 5,773  
Total Fire Engines: 611  
Total Fire crews: 55  
Total Helicopters: 30  
Total Dozers: 51  
Total Water Tenders: 31  
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE IMT-4  
Long/Lat: -119.09124/34.41521  
Conditions: Moderate Santa Ana winds pushed the fire last night and will continue through early this afternoon causing the fire to burned actively with significant growth in the Carpinteria area. The fire continues to burn actively to the north, east, and west. The fire continues to threaten structures in various parts of the cities of Ventura, Ojai, Casitas Springs, Santa Paula, Carpinteria, Fillmore and the unincorporated areas of Ventura County and Matilija Canyon. The fire is expected to spread towards Sespe Wilderness and the Sespe Condor Sanctuary. Firefighters continue to work aggressively to protect life and property while working on control efforts around the fire perimeter.

SCHOOL CLOSURES:

Ventura County
For the most current district and school closures, please visit Ventura County Office of Education.

Santa Barbara County
(REOPEN Monday, December 11th) · Cold Spring School District · Montecito Union School District
(CLOSED Monday, December 11th, planning to REOPEN December 12th) · Adelante Charter · Goleta Union School District · Hope Elementary School District · Peabody Charter · Santa Barbara Charter · Santa Barbara Unified School District
(CLOSED Monday, December 11th and Tuesday, December 12th – planning to REOPEN Wednesday, December 13th) · Carpinteria Unified School District
(CLOSED Monday, December 11th, planning to REOPEN December 12th) · Santa Barbara Community College

For the most current college closures, click here

12-10-17 4 PM - Community Meeting Santa Barbara

12/10/17 AM - See the latest Incident Update for more information on this fire.  

Phone Numbers  (805) 465-6650 (Thomas Fire Information Line) 

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