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Kees van der Leun Aug 13
In December(!), became California’s largest on record since 1932. Yesterday, the ongoing were already over 20% larger: 1,400 km2 (345,000 acres) in total now. That’s the area of the province of Utrecht, burned.
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Alys Martinez Jun 18
Our news team won this Emmy for our Breaking News coverage of the . Proud to be a part of it.
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Jess Phoenix 🌋 Aug 6
17 fires in California right now, & the is officially larger than December's devastating . Let me be clear: is increasing temperatures & winds. This has nothing to do with CA's water or tree thinning policies.
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VCscanner Mar 19
Santa Barbara County: All residents inside of the red area must evacuate by noon tomorrow. This is a mandatory evacuation. Rock slides, debris flows and mud flows are very likely.
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Dr. Daniel Swain Aug 4
Can't believe I'm saying this again for second time in less than a year, but / (201,000 acres) stands real chance of becoming largest in California history. Previous record set just last winter (yes, winter) during .
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Leslie Lopez Aug 6
Unbelievable to think that just last year we reported the Thomas Fire as the largest fire in state history - burning 280,000 acres. Hours ago the Mendocino Complex Fire has surpassed that, growing to 283,000 acres and setting a tragic new record.
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Brianna Sacks Jul 31
Replying to @bri_sacks
is already the 7th most destructive in California’s history and it’s still burning with 30% containment. It’s already consumed 884 structures, surpassing the catastrophic People like Justin Sanchez are finally returning to see what remains of their homes
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Bernie Deyo Aug 4
Fact: 281,000 acres (Largest in recorded CA history) 181,000 acres ( only 22% contained ample fuel and prolonged fire weather on it. ) Worth watching.
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VCscanner Mar 11
Today I went back and listened to the first hour of radio traffic from the . It is amazing to hear again just how quickly the fire spread and how quickly houses were lost.
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Sharon McNary 16h
I'm spending tomorrow looking at the aftermath of the . What do you most want to know about the fire, the and the aftermath of that disaster?
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VCscanner Jun 1
After two months without detecting any hot spots, the has officially been declared extinguished.
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Ventura County Fire Mar 13
Replying to @VCscanner
Hi Everyone + . was unprecedented. We are so thankful to have an engaged, responsive & supportive community like you. If we can ever answer your questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out 805-389-9769. We are here to serve you & care very much!
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Alys Martinez Mar 12
My colleague is being honored as Woman of the Year for her coverage at the state capitol today. She had this to say about the honor. 🔥🔥🔥 Women don’t have a shelf life.
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VCscanner Mar 19
Sandbags are available to county residents at all Ventura County Fire Department fire stations around the burn area. Stations have stocked up on sand and supplies. City of Ventura residents can go to the Sanjon Maintenance yard at 336 Sanjon Road (own shovel required)
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Lisa McKinnon Jul 4
Judging by the number of illegal fireworks going off right now, people have totally forgotten the terror they felt in December, when the hills of Ventura were aflame.
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Billy Baldwin Aug 7
People often confuse these two communities so it’s a bit bizarre that the Montecito (only 8 months ago) was just eclipsed by the Mendocino as the worst fire in California history. Yet... there’s no such thing as climate change right?
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Cheri Carlson Jun 1
Here's what it sounded like when the Thomas Fire exploded in Ventura County:
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Joe Curley Apr 26
Members of the Ventura County Fire Department who fought the will announce a Rams fourth-round draft pick on Saturday from the LA Sports and Entertainment District construction site in Inglewood.
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Watchdog Ventura Aug 14
County Fairgrounds negatively impacted by lower fair attendance 🎡 and the .
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Dave Toussaint Aug 5
Evening Update: 267,000 acres at 33% contained, 218,000 acres at 28% contained (now only 60,00 acres from passing the as the largest in CA history). 49,000 acres at 59% contained.
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