Thomas Fire Incident

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281,893 Acres


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Active for 38 days  

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2 Counties

Santa Barbara and Ventura  

Last Updated10/24/22 11:02 AM
Date Started12/04/17 6:28 PM
Date Contained01/12/18 11:24AM
Location InformationHwy 150 and Hwy 126, north of Santa Paula
Lat/Long[34.41521, -119.09124]
Administrative UnitUS Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest
CausePower Lines
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

As of December 27, 2017 CAL FIRE is no longer in unified command of the fire. Visit inciweb for more information on this incident.

Thomas Fire - Watershed Emergency Response Team (WERT) Report

Thomas Fire CORE Report - Ventura County

Thomas Fire CORE Report - Santa Barbara County

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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274 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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1,060 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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2 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Agency Information

US Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest , 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