The Santa Barbara County Fire Department shared video of the 230,000-acre Thomas Fire burning in the hills above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon in Montecito on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department shared video of the 230,000-acre Thomas Fire burning in the hills above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon in Montecito on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department

Thomas Fire grows to 269,000 acres; 18,000 structures remain threatened

December 17, 2017 10:08 AM