A quick guide on the Southern California fires

Thomas, Rye, Creek, Skirball, Lilac

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (December 12, 2017 9:30 a.m.): Approximately 9,000 firefighters remain on the line fighting the fires in Southern California. As of this morning, the fires have burned nearly 260,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,200 structures. 

Thomas Fire, Ventura/Santa Barbara County

  • 234,200 acres burned, 20 percent contained
  • Evacuations and road closures in effect
  • 18,000 homes threatened, 95,000 residents evacuated

Lilac Fire, San Diego County

  • 4,100 acres burned, 92 percent contained 
  • Evacuations and road closures have been lifted 

Creek Fire, Los Angeles County

  • 15,619 acres burned, 98 percent contained

Rye Fire, Los Angeles County

  • 6,049 acres burned, 96 percent contained

Skirball Fire, Los Angeles County 

  • 422 acres burned, 85 percent contained

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There are approximately 9,000 firefighters battling several blazes burning in Southern California.

The fires have burned a total of nearly 257,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,000 structures. 

A Red Flag Warning remains in most of Los Angeles County, as well as Ventura County for Monday as well as Tuesday. 

Below is burned acreage and containment percentages of multiple fires of interest burning in Southern California. 

Thomas Fire, Ventura/Santa Barbara County

  • 230,000 acres burned, 15 percent contained
  • Evacuations and road closures remain in effect
  • 18,000 homes threatened, 95,000 residents evacuated

Lilac Fire, San Diego County

  • 4,100 acres, 80 percent contained
  • Evacuations and road closures lifted

Creek Fire, Los Angeles County

  • 15,619 acres burned, 95 percent contained

Rye Fire, Los Angeles County

  • 6,049 acres burned, 93 percent contained

Skirball Fire, Los Angeles County

  • 422 acres burned, 85 percent contained

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Nearly 8,700 firefighters are in Southern California battling multiple fires that broke out this week. In total, as of Friday morning a total of 141,000 acres have burned, driving more than 212,000 residents out of their homes.

Here's a quick guide to keep track of the latest information. 

Lilac Fire

  • Broke out Thursday morning.
  • Burning in San Diego.
  • 4,100 acres and 0% contained.
  • 20 homes burned.
  • Evacuations in effect. 
  • 5 injuries: two firefighters, three civilians.

Liberty Fire

  • Broke out Thursday afternoon.
  • Burning in Murrieta.
  • 300 acres and 60 percent contained.
  • Evacuations lifted

Skirball Fire

  • Broke out Wednesday morning.
  • Burning near the Getty Museum.
  • 475 acres burned and 30% contained.
  • 15 homes damaged/destroyed.
  • Evacuations in effect. 
  • All lanes of 405 are now open.
  • More details and evacuation centers here.

Thomas Fire

  • Broke out Monday night near Santa Paula 
  • One confirmed fire-related death on Friday. Virginia Pesola, 70, of Santa Paula was found dead Wednesday night along an evacuation route near a fire northwest of Los Angeles, according to the Associated Press. She died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, smoke inhalation and burns, AP said.
  • 132,000 acres burned, 10 percent contained
  • 15,000 structures threatened
  • 401 structures destroyed
  • 81 structures damaged
  • 101 Fwy closed in the area.
  • Thousands of residents evacuated 
  • 70 Kern County Fire Personnel sent to help battle the flames 
  • Governor Brown has declared a State of Emergency in Ventura County
  • See a full list of evacuation centers and the latest details here.

Creek Fire

Rye Fire

Little Mountain Fire (Contained) 

Meyers Fire (Contained)

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