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Wind-whipped fire raging in Ventura County burns 2500 acres

Wind-whipped fire raging in Ventura County burns 2500 acres”

Fire officials are working with the Ventura County Office of Emergency Services in activating evacuations when it becomes necessary. Tankers are being ordered for the morning too.

This article was originally published at 7:10 p.m.

As of 8 p.m., the fire had reportedly scorched 500 acres near Steckel Park in the Santa Paula area.

Ventura County fire crews are responding to a wind-driven brush fire that has burned at least 100 acres and spreading rapidly in the Santa Paula area Monday evening, authorities said. Evacuations were issued for a campground north of Santa Paula and some residents in the area. The nighttime and strong winds remain a big obstacle for firefighters who are working on establishing structure protection groups to begin protecting all of the nearby homes threatened by the Thomas Fire.

Wind-whipped fire raging in Ventura County burns 2500 acres

"This is exactly what we have prepared for", Ziegler said.

The Ventura County Fire Department was requesting help from surrounding firefighting agencies, and numerous strike teams of engines and other resources were en route to the blaze. "This is not a surprise by any means".

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.



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