Along the California coast between Ventura and Santa Barbara the state's biggest wildfire approached beach communities as flames leapt from steep hillsides across US Highway 101 on Thursday. The flames forced an evacuation of dozens of homes at Fa McClatchy KEYT via AP
Along the California coast between Ventura and Santa Barbara the state's biggest wildfire approached beach communities as flames leapt from steep hillsides across US Highway 101 on Thursday. The flames forced an evacuation of dozens of homes at Fa McClatchy KEYT via AP

First death confirmed as Thomas Fire grows to 143,000 acres

December 08, 2017 05:05 PM