This story was last updated at 3 p.m. Sunday.
By Sunday afternoon, six major wildfires burning across Ventura, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego counties, had threatened more than 25,000 homes.
In total, the Thomas, Skirball, Rye, Creek, Liberty and Lilac fires burned nearly 200,000 acres by Sunday afternoon.
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Here’s a look at each of the fires:
The Thomas Fire was first reported at 6:28 p.m. Monday and has since burned 173,000 acres in Ventura County near highways 150 and 126 north of Santa Paula.
More than 750 structures have been destroyed, and an additional 162 damaged. Cal Fire says that 15,000 structures are threatened by the fire. Mandatory evacuations remain, though all in the city of Ventura and the area of Santa Paula were lifted by Sunday afternoon.
More than 4,435 fire personnel are fighting the fire, which continues to burn actively with extreme rates of spread and long range spotting when pushed by winds, according to Cal Fire. The fire is centered on the north and east side of Highway 150 and is also burning on the west side of Highway 30. On Wednesday, the fire pushed northwest of Ventura and reached Highway 101. By Sunday morning, the fire had marched into Santa Barbara County, and evacuations had been ordered for areas of Carpinteria and Montecito.
As of Sunday afternoon, the fire was 15 percent contained.
In northern Los Angeles County, the Creek Fire was first reported about 3:45 a.m. Tuesday and by Friday evening had burned about 15,619 acres.
The fire is established around Kagel Canyon Road, north of the Lake View Terrace area. Sixty homes and 63 outbuildings have been destroyed. About 1,726 fire personnel are fighting the fire and are being challenged by high winds, poor access and steep, rugged terrain.
Cal Fire says the Creek Fire will continue to impact multiple communities in the immediate area including Santa Clarita, Glendale, Olive View, Lakeview Terrace, Sunland, Shadow Hills, Sylmar, Pacoima, Lopez Canyon, and Kagel Canyon.
A Red Flag warning is in effect through Sunday night and crews continue to patrol and improve the fire line, Cal Fire said. Damage assessment teams are evaluating and recording damaged and destroyed structures.
The fire was 90 percent contained Sunday afternoon.
About 6,049 acres have burned in the Rye Fire along the Rye Canyon Loop, west of Valencia.
The fire was first reported about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, and has since destroyed six structures and damaged three. Cal Fire says 5,460 structures are threatened.
More than 600 fire personnel were battling the fire Sunday. Fire crews continuted to make progress containing the fire on Saturday night and expected to continue mopping up on Sunday, though Cal Fire advised residents to stay vigilant as conditions can change quickly.
It was 90 percent contained as of Sunday..
The fire had destroyed 182 buildings as of Sunday afternoon. Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the area of W. Lilac Road and Sullivan Middle School. Evacuation warnings were in effect north of Pala Road, south of Reche Road, west of I-15 Freeway, east of Green Canyon Road and W. Mission Road.
As of Sunday afternoon, Highway 76 was closed from Interstate 15 and East Vista Way, according to Cal Fire.
As of Sunday afternoon, all evacuation orders had been lifted, with some restrictions, according to Cal Fire.
The fire was 60 percent contained as of Sunday afternoon.
The Skirball Fire exploded early Wednesday morning on the east side of the Sepulveda Pass, threatening the famed Getty Center and temporarily shutting down the 405 Freeway. It had burned 422 acres and was about 75percent contained Sunday.
Cal Fire says six structures have been destroyed and 12 damaged. Two minor injuries to firefighters were also reported. As of Sunday, all evacuations had been lifted.
The Liberty Fire broke out Thursday afternoon, quickly prompting evacuations in the area of Murrieta in Riverside County.
The fire has since burned 300 acres, and is 100 percent contained as of Sunday, according to Cal Fire. It damaged one structure and six outbuildings.
All evacuations were lifted Friday evening.