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California Wildfires Force New Evacuations

California Wildfires Force New Evacuations

New evacuations were ordered in Santa Barbara county in Southern California Sunday morning as the largest wildfire currently burning in the state threatened a number of coastal towns. Residents …

Trump approves California disaster declaration as firefighters battle flames in Ventura and San Diego counties

Trump approves California disaster declaration as firefighters battle flames in Ventura and San Diego counties

LOS ANGELES — Wildfires fanned by sustained Santa Ana winds continued to wreak havoc across Southern California on Friday as blazes in San Diego and Ventura counties destroyed more than 500 structures, sent 212,000 people fleeing and left thousands without power.

Videos of the Thomas Fire at Faria Beach

Videos of the Thomas Fire at  Faria Beach

Bob Allen from KadyTV Two Videos showing the strength of the Thomas Fire in Ventura County. It was an amazing timing issue as I was driving north on the 101 and saw the flames starting across the freeway. I stopped and was able to capture the start of the flames. I then went on the […]

Ventura County Community College District Closure Information

Ventura County Community College District Closure Information

The Ventura County Community College District announces the following site information schedule: Friday December 8: Ventura College and the Ventura College Santa Paula site: CLOSED Moorpark College: OPEN, normal hours.  America’s Teaching Zoo will remain CLOSED Oxnard College: OPEN, normal hours. Our campus continues to be an American Red Cross evacuation center. If you wish […]

Democratic Oxnard Club to deliver masks to farmworkers at 8am in the morning!

Democratic Oxnard Club to deliver masks to farmworkers at 8am in the morning!

At 8am, Thurs, Dec 7, volunteers are meeting at the MICOP Office, 520 W 5th St, Oxnard, CA 93030 in order to distribute N95 respiratory masks to the farmworkers in the area. Also, it seems that most places in West Ventura County are out of N95 respiratory masks, so if you have extras, please feel […]

Fires and Fire Conditions Continue in Ventura County

Fires and Fire Conditions Continue in Ventura County

Oxnard, California – The Thomas Fire continues to burn in several Ventura County areas. Since Monday the fire has burned an estimated 65,000 acres, including areas in the communities of Santa Paula, Ojai and Ventura. The fire has also burned significant acreage in many unincorporated areas of the county. The fire remains driven by strong Easterly […]

INCIDENT SUMMARY THOMAS FIRE UPDATE

INCIDENT SUMMARY THOMAS FIRE UPDATE

12/5/17 @ 12:52 PM TO DONATE TO THOMAS FIRE VICTIMS: Text UWVC to 41444 and 100% of the donations will go directly to those affected by the fires. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ There is a fast moving, active brush fire that started north of Santa Paula near Highway 150 and has burned into the city limits of Ventura […]

Winds Spreading Southern California Wildfire

Winds Spreading Southern California Wildfire

High winds are helping spread a wildfire in the western U.S. state of California that has prompted authorities to order 8,000 households to evacuate. The fire is located in Ventura County, about 40 …

Fire in yard of single family Ventura Home

Fire in yard of single family Ventura Home

A large fire broke out Sunday morning in the rear yard of a single family residence in a Ventura Hillside Community. The fire started in an outbuilding and completely consumed the structure in minutes. The fire quickly spread, involving an adjacent fence and created moderate damage to the primary house on the property. The fire […]

Quick Work by Ventura Firefighters save Home

Quick Work by Ventura Firefighters save Home

On November 2nd at 5:55 AM,  Ventura City Fire Department responded to a reported structure in the 600 block of Adirondack Ave.  Upon arrival firefighters found trash cans burning under the eves of a single family residence.  Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the blaze but soon discovered that it had spread to the garage of […]

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