In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, firefighters monitor the Thomas fire as it burns through Los Padres National Forest near Ojai, Calif. State fire officials said Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, that the Thomas fire has scorched 273,400 acres, or about 427 square miles of coastal foothills and national forest.
In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, firefighters monitor the Thomas fire as it burns through Los Padres National Forest near Ojai, Calif. State fire officials said Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, that the Thomas fire has scorched 273,400 acres, or about 427 square miles of coastal foothills and national forest. Noah Berger AP
In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, firefighters monitor the Thomas fire as it burns through Los Padres National Forest near Ojai, Calif. State fire officials said Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, that the Thomas fire has scorched 273,400 acres, or about 427 square miles of coastal foothills and national forest. Noah Berger AP

Thomas Fire containment reported at 86 percent

December 24, 2017 06:28 PM