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A timeline of images from the Thomas Fire

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Published on December 5, 2017

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Vista del Mar burns in the early hours of Tuesday, December 5.

Published on December 5, 2017

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A home is engulfed in Thomas Fire flames at the corner of North Fir and Buena Vista streets.

Published on December 6, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns downhill towards Ventura, as seen from the north 300 block of Ventura Ave.

Published on December 5, 2017

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Smoke from the Thomas Fire as seen from Southbound 101 freeway (Dec. 5, 2017)

Published on December 5, 2017

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Smoke from the Thomas Fire as seen in Santa Barbara (Dec. 5, 2017)

Published on December 5, 2017

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Smoke from the Thomas Fire as seen in Santa Barbara (Dec. 5, 2017)

Published on December 5, 2017

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Mussel Shoals resident Mary Robertson waters vegetation in her yard as the Thomas Fire burns in the foothills across the freeway. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Mussel Shoals residents (from left) Dan Reddick and Ginny and Joe Crotty "watch with fingers crossed" as the Thomas Fire burns in the foothills across the freeway on December 6, 2017.

Published on December 7, 2017

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Mussel Shoals resident Mary Robertson waters vegetation in her yard as the Thomas Fire burns in the foothills across the freeway. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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R to L Mussel Shoals residents Dan Reddick, Ginny and Joe Crotty, "watch with fingers crossed" as the Thomas Fire burns in the foothills across the freeway. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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With electricity out along the tracks from the Thomas Fire, signal maintainer Oscar Menga uses generators to keep the signals working for rail traffic. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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With electricity out along the tracks from the Thomas Fire, signal maintainer Oscar Menga uses generators to keep the signals working for rail traffic. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns along highway 101 in the Faria Beach area. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns along highway 101 in the Faria Beach area. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Faria Beach area residents Kay and Brent Clark watch the Thomas Fire burn along Highway 101 (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Dylan Riel and Tyler Bray watch the Thomas Fire burns along highway 101 in the Faria Beach area. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Carpinteria firefighters watch the Thomas Fire burn along Highway 101 in the Faria Beach area on December 6, 2017.

Published on December 7, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns along highway 101 in the Faria Beach area. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns along highway 101 in the Faria Beach area. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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La Conchita residents under mandatory evacuation from the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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License of a car in the La Conchita area that is under mandatory evacuation from the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Jeff Ross saw to it that his tenant was evacuated his La Conchita rental and is now clearing some vegetation to add a buffer from the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Ventura County Sheriffs warn Jeff Ross that the La Conchita area is under mandatory evacuation from the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Kids ride bikes while Ventura County Sheriffs warn La Conchita residents that the area is under mandatory evacuation from the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 6, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Helicopters douse the western flank of the Thomas Fire as it creeps westward toward Highway 150 and Bates Road on Thursday morning.

Published on December 7, 2017

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Smoke in Santa Barbara from the Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Water-dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Water-dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Water-dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Water-dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Water-dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Workers watch water-dropping helicopters fight Thomas Fire from Rincon Road (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Dozers cut line to contain the Thomas Fire on Thursday, December 7.

Published on December 7, 2017

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Dozers work to cut a fire break on a steep hillside just East of Highway 150 during Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Water-dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire burning just east of Highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Jonah opts for a respirator to counter the Thomas Fire smoke during his training. (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Scaredy cat: Leon Trotsky is evacuated from Faria Beach due to the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Faria beach area resident evacuates the Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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A palm tree farm in the Faria Beach area burned by the Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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A storage structure in the Faria Beach area burns to the ground during the Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Prepared to evacuate the Thomas Fire at north end of highway 150 (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Hannah Casey and Shelby Ransom watch the Thomas Fire from highway 150. (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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A view of the north side of Lake Casitas during the Thomas Fire, facing south (Dec. 7, 2017).

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Ventura County Fire Captain Scott Quirarte tells Ron Loe it's time to leave his Faria Beach storage property with buildings fully engulfed in flames.

Published on December 7, 2017

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California State Senator Hannah Beth Jackson speaks at a Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Carpinteria City Council members Brad Stein and Gregg Carty at a Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Santa Barbara County Fire Department Battalion Chief Matt Farris at a Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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Santa Barbara County Fire Department Battalion Chief Matt Farris (left) at a Thomas Fire press conference at Carpinteria High School (Dec. 7, 2017)

Published on December 7, 2017

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A partnership between Direct Relief, the and the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corp made N95 masks available to the public at four locations Friday at Costco in Goleta, Franklin Community Center (pictured), AlbertsonÕs in Carpinteria and the Lower Village in Montecito. (Dec. 8, 2017)

Published on December 8, 2017

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Nurse Practitioner Samvada Hillow with the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corp distributes N95 masks available to the public through a partnership with Direct Relief at the Franklin Community Center. (Dec. 8, 2017)

Published on December 8, 2017

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A partnership between Direct Relief, the and the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corp made N95 masks available to the public at four locations Friday at Costco in Goleta, Franklin Community Center (pictured), Albertson's in Carpinteria and the Lower Village in Montecito. (Dec. 8, 2017)

Published on December 8, 2017

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Maria Reyes (left) and Soledad Pulido picked up some N95 masks at the Franklin Community Center, made available by the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corps and Direct Relief, on December 8, 2017.

Published on December 8, 2017

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California Governor Jerry Brown attends a press conference on the Thomas Fire at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017)

Published on December 9, 2017

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California Governor Jerry Brown attends a press conference on the Thomas Fire at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017)

Published on December 9, 2017

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California Governor Jerry Brown attends a press conference on the Thomas Fire at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017)

Published on December 9, 2017

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California Governor Jerry Brown shakes hands with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation inmate workers after a press conference on the Thomas Fire at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Published on December 9, 2017

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California Governor Jerry Brown attends a press conference on the Thomas Fire at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017)

Published on December 9, 2017

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California Governor Jerry Brown attends a press conference on the Thomas Fire at the Ventura County Fairgrounds Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017)

Published on December 9, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from Bailard Ave. and Hwy 101 in Carpinteria about 3 a.m. Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from Bailard Ave. in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from Via Real and Hwy 150 in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from Via Real and Hwy 150 in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from Bailard Ave. in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from Bailard Ave. in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from the Vista De Santa Barbara Mobile Home Park in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire as seen from the Vista De Santa Barbara Mobile Home Park in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters filling up at Viola Fields in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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The Thomas Fire saw rapid westward growth overnight into Sunday morning.

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters filling up at Viola Fields in Carpinteria early Sunday morning (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning in the foothills as seen from State Route 192 (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Neighbors watch the Thomas Fire burning in the foothills from State Route 192 (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning in the foothills as seen from State Route 192 (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters fill up at a reservoir of Casitas Pass. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters fill up at a reservoir of Casitas Pass. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning off of Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning off of Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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CALFIRE crews defending homes on the Casitas Pass Monday morning (Dec. 11, 2017)

Published on December 11, 2017

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Monterey Regional County Firefighters douse a structure threatened by the Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Monterey Regional County Firefighters douse a structure threatened by the Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Monterey Regional County Firefighters douse a structure threatened by the Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Monterey Regional County Firefighters douse a structure threatened by the Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Monterey Regional County Firefighters douse a structure threatened by the Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Following the Thomas Fire, scorched hills were left with little vegetation from Highway 150 through much of Montecito.

Published on December 10, 2017

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A Cal Fire firefighter keeps an eye on the edge of the Thomas Fire as it approaches evacuated structures behind him.

Published on December 13, 2017

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Cal Fire firefighters defend structures near Casitas Pass.

Published on December 13, 2017

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Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150 with the help of a passing water truck. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150 with the help of a passing water truck. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A crew from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Fire Department put out hot spots of Thomas Fire on Hwy 150 with the help of a passing water truck. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters work the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A Fire Danger sign on State Route 192 in Carpinteria. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Mike Chiodini (center), part of the public information staff for the Thomas Fire, unhand to answers questions from the public at the Carpinteria Albertson's. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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A water dropping helicopter works the Thomas Fire (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Ben Pitterle watches a water dropping helicopter works the Thomas Fire. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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Ojai resident Norm Lang (center) picks up some masks being handed out at the Carpinteria Albertson's. (Dec. 10, 2017)

Published on December 10, 2017

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CAUSE volunteers distribute protective N95 face masks to exposed field workers.

Published on December 11, 2017

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Firefighters near Highway 150 at Rameli Ranch worked to stop a massive run of the Thomas Fire as it threatened numerous homes.

Published on December 11, 2017

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A slight lull in the Thomas Fire on Monday allowed fire crews — here Santa Barbara hand crewmember Nikolas Abele keeps an eye on a hillside for stray embers — to set backfires along Carpinteria's foothills. Containment grew to 20 percent.

Published on December 11, 2017

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Though burning in Escondido Canyon in the distant backcountry above Toro Canyon, the Thomas Fire is visible from Santa Barbara's Westside.

Published on December 11, 2017

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Wildland firefighters prepare to build hand lines on the Thomas Fire.

Published on December 12, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters fight the Thomas Fire in Toro Canyon Tuesday. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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A Southern California Edison helicopter surveys the Thomas Fire in Toro Canyon Tuesday. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Captain Jesse Hendricks with the Vandenberg Hot Shots working the Thomas Fire in Toro Canyon Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Published on December 12, 2017

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Cooper Boneck (center), one of two Arroyo Grande Hotshots working to cut a fire break up steep terrain in Toro Canyon along side members of Bend Oregon City firefighters, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Architect Barton Meyers' steel house in in Toro Canyon impressed firefighters with its structural design and defensible landscaping. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Architect Barton Meyers' steel house in in Toro Canyon impressed firefighters with its structural design and defensible landscaping. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Members of Arroyo Grande Hotshots, Bend Oregon City firefighters, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots working to cut a fire break up steep terrain in Toro Canyon. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Garth White, with a crew from Bend Oregon City firefighters, works a hose alongside members of Arroyo Grande Hotshots, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots working to cut a fire break up steep terrain in Toro Canyon. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Members of Arroyo Grande Hotshots, Bend Oregon City firefighters, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots working to cut a fire break, up steep terrain in Toro Canyon, are 'bumped' back down the hill a bit 'into the black' burned area as flames shift in their direction. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Cooper Boneck, one of two Arroyo Grande Hotshots working to cut a fire break up steep terrain in Toro Canyon refuels his chainsaw. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Members of Arroyo Grande Hotshots, Bend Oregon City firefighters, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots working to cut a fire break, up steep terrain in Toro Canyon, welcome some water dropping helicopters after being 'bumped' back down the hill a bit 'into the black' burned area when flames shifted in their direction. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Members of Arroyo Grande Hotshots, Bend Oregon City firefighters, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots working to cut a fire break, up steep terrain in Toro Canyon, welcome some water dropping helicopters after being 'bumped' back down the hill a bit 'into the black' burned area when flames shifted in their direction. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Members of Arroyo Grande Hotshots, Bend Oregon City firefighters, Santa Lucia Crew Seven and Vandenberg Hotshots working to cut a fire break, up steep terrain in Toro Canyon, welcome some water dropping helicopters after being 'bumped' back down the hill a bit 'into the black' burned area when flames shifted in their direction. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters, held back for most of the day due to poor visibility, give some much needed protection to firefighters working to cut a fire break, up steep terrain in Toro Canyon. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Water dropping helicopters, held back for most of the day due to poor visibility, give some much needed protection to firefighters working to cut a fire break, up steep terrain in Toro Canyon. (Dec. 12, 2017)

Published on December 12, 2017

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Helicopters working the Thomas Fire flying over the Riviera on Thursday (Dec. 14, 2017)

Published on December 14, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns in the foothills of Montecito pre-dawn Sunday. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Published on December 16, 2017

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Published on December 16, 2017

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Firefighter Daniel out of Lathrop Manteca wets a wood shingled roof at the San Ysidro Ranch Saturday morning. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning in the Sycamore canyon off of East Mountain Drive. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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A firefighter gets creative when the water pressure isn't strong enough to reach a burning palm tree. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Firefighters work the Thomas Fire Saturday. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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The Thomas Fire burns in the foothills of Montecito pre-dawn Saturday. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Firefighters staged at the San Ysidro Ranch Saturday morning. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Fire fighters work the Thomas Fire Saturday. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Fire fighters work the Thomas Fire Saturday. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Three Santa Barbara County Firefighters work the Thomas Fire Saturday. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Thomas Fire burning near power lines above East Mountain Drive. (Dec. 16, 2017)

Published on December 16, 2017

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Smoke churns off the leading edge of the Thomas Fire as it approaches a fire break near Gibraltar Road on Saturday afternoon.

Published on December 16, 2017

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Thornton Fire Chief Everett Watkins, working as an engineer on the Thomas Fire, keeps an eye on flames off of East Mountain Drive on December 16, 2017.

Published on December 16, 2017

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