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Thomas Fire

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Los Padres National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Goleta, CA 93117

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Thomas Fire Press Release for 12/9/2017 @ 5:00 p.m.

Thomas Fire Wildfire
News – 12/9/2017


Release Date Friday, December 9, 2017 TIME 5:00 P.M.

Information Line 805-465-6650 MediaLine 925-588-6904

Residence of Carpinteria and Summerland will see smoke and fire activity from the Thomas Incident now through the morning, and the fire will seem closer than it actually is during the night. The current Evacuation Warning for the Foothills of Carpinteria and Summerland will remain in place. Fire crews are currently on the fire line and actively engaged in firefighting operations. If you feel the need to evacuate under the voluntary evacuations for any reason, please do so. Be prepared to evacuate if conditions change, for more information on how to prepare go to . The Thomas Incident will advise of any significant condition changes as they occur, otherwise the next update will be at 10am December 10, 2017 from the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services.

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Cooperating Agencies: 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, So CA Gas, Crimson Pipeline, Wildfire Defense Systems, CA Resources Group, Santa Paula Police, Santa Paula Fire, Ventura County OES, Santa Barbara OEM