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Wildfires Threaten Thousands of Home Across Southern California

Wildfires continued to burn across Southern California on Wednesday as dry, hot Santa Ana winds fed the flames that threatened more than 12,000 homes around Ventura County alone, according to NBC News. Thousands have evacuated as the Thomas Fire put more than 50,000 residents under a mandatory evacuation order as the blaze burned through more than 55,000 acres with no containment after starting earlier this week. “We are still in the middle of an aggressive and active firefight on the ground,” said Robert Welsbie, spokesman for the Ventura Fire Department. “If the winds pick up, we will face quite a …read more