Fire in California per night increased by 2,500 acres

Fire in California per night increased by 2,500 acres

During the night the fire Thomas increased his area to 200 acres 234 (948 sq km). During 9 days of the start of the fire the firefighters managed to localize 20% flame.

According to representatives of the fire service, the fire moves on to the County of Santa Barbara, threatening human settlements as Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito and the surrounding areas.

Fire in California per night increased by 2,500 acres

Despite the fact that the fire intensified again, representatives of Cal Fire stated that they are able to successfully fight the flames along Highway 126.

It is expected that the winds of Santa Ana will continue to rage in the fire area until Wednesday night. In addition, relatively high humidity and high temperature is further heated by the flame.

Since 4 December, when the Santa Paula started a forest fire, the fire destroyed 868 buildings. After that, the flames had reached the city of Ventura, where they destroyed 525 houses.

Battle against Thomas fire enters second week. This is how it’s grown over that period of time

— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) December 12, 2017

On Monday afternoon, the County has canceled all forced or voluntary evacuation, with the exception of the areas North of Foothill road and day road to Kimball road.

The causes of the fire fire Thomas are under investigation. But the Skirball Firethat originated in the vicinity of Los Angeles — Bel air, subsequently formed the illegal cooking in the camp. The fire burned more than 400 acres (1.5 sq m), destroyed 6 houses and damaged 12 more in the area of Bel air.

~700 additional firefighters have been brought in from neighboring states to assist the Thomas massive Fire that began last week and has since grown to ~ 234,200 acres. #CAwx

— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) September 12, 2017