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Thomas Fire

281,893 Acres




Active for 38 days

2 Counties

Santa Barbara and Ventura

Last Updated04/27/20 1:46 PM
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

280 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

1,063 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

Contact Information

Agency Information

US Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest
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
Red Cross
Southern California Edison
California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Crimson Pipeline
Wildfire Defense Systems
CA Resources Group
Santa Paula Police
Santa Paula Fire
Ventura County OES
Santa Barbara OEM