A firefighter and a civilian fleeing the flames died in the Thomas fire as days of unrelentingly dry, gusty winds drove the flames.
The Thomas fire took only 2 ½ weeks to burn its way into history books as unrelenting winds and parched weather turned everything in its path to tinder - including more than 700 homes. "Other states, including California, were there when OR needed help over the past few years and we're glad we're able to reciprocate".
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Offering a starkly different assessment to his managerial counterpart, Wagner said: "It looks very ugly from my point of view". Further reports claim that Austin has since accepted the charge, but argued that his ban is excessive.
Fire officials in Southern California now consider the deadly Thomas Fire to be the second largest in the state's history. Credit: Incident Management Team.
The Thomas fire has swept through 273,400 acres in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties since December 4 and is still only 65 percent contained, according to a report released by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.
Major, 3 jawans martyred as Pak Army provokes India with firing
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh paid homage to martyrs and condemned Pakistan for ceasefire violations. Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, 34, belonged to district Amritsar in Punjab and is survived by wife Kuljit Kaur and a daughter.
One of the trees was knocked down by wind during the summer, the other one survived the fire. That area is still shown as uncontrolled on the Team's map. If the weather had not changed, the 2002 Wolf Fire would have assisted in controlling it on the north side near Highway 33.
This story was last updated at 9:22 a.m. Saturday.
China steps in to broker peace in Pak-Afghan conflict
A first of its kind trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of China, Afghanistan and Pakistan is convening in Beijing . While the U.S. had failed to establish peace in Afghanistan , Asif said it was blaming Pakistan after its failure.
More than half of the burned acreage took place on U.S. National Forest land, according to the federal and state agencies overseeing the fire. Mandatory evacuation orders for the Thomas Fire have been lifted. The Thomas fire had already burned an area larger than Manhattan but has spread to an area larger than "New York City, Washington, DC, and San Francisco combined" according to CNN.
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