Ventura County fire in Southern California leaves one dead as 27,000 people are evacuated

A fast-moving fire in Southern California’s Ventura County that began late Monday has led to at least one death and the evacuation of about 27,000 people so far, according to authoriti...

Fires scorch Sylmar and Ventura County

Local fires have forced thousands to evacuate Continue Reading Fires scorch Sylmar and Ventura County...

Ventura County rebuilding tourism industry after Thomas fire

Visitor cancellations have plagued Ventura County, which relies heavily on its Southern California and Central Valley drive markets, but its international travel came through the winter intact ...

Ventura County wildfire rages over 50,000 acres, destroys more than 150 structures; 27,000 residents flee

A fast-moving, wind-fueled brush fire has burned about 50,000 acres in Ventura County, officials said....

Ventura County Wildfire Response

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services has a robust public alert & warning program. The county’s VC Alert program is powered by Everbridge and was leveraged extensively d...

Fire cleanup crews ordered to stop work over alleged comp violations

Five contractors working to help clean up a fire disaster area in California’s Ventura County were ordered to stop work after investigators alleged multiple workers compensation violat...

Fire escape: how California’s wildfires forced this baby condor to fly

On December 15th, as record-breaking wildfires raged through southern California’s Ventura County, wildlife biologists lost contact with California condor chick #871. The eight-month-old cond...

Thomas Fire in Ventura County

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Thomas fire in Ventura County threatens homes

The Thomas Fire in Ventura County is the largest fire burning in Southern California. David Begnaud joins CBSN from Ojai, Calif....

Thomas Fire Destroys Homes

The Thomas Fire in Ventura County has damaged or destroyed more than 150 homes and structures and is threatening 3000 more structures. CBS2 team coverage from David Goldstein, Randy Paig...