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Countywide - Office of Emergency Services Releases Interactive Thomas Fire Evacuation Map
12/29/2017 10:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Thomas Fire Evacuation Information



Date & Time:

December 29, 2017

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services


The Ventura County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services has created an interactive map containing detailed information on evacuation orders that were issued during the Thomas Fire. This interactive map is available online by visiting and selecting the Evacuation Area Lookup button.

The Thomas Fire began on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 6:26 pm and has impacted the cities of Santa Paula, Ventura, Ojai and Unincorporated areas of Ventura County. In total, law enforcement agencies from the impacted jurisdictions issued 31 evacuation orders to more than 90,000 residents, which consisted of 25 mandatory evacuations and 6 voluntary evacuation orders.

Prepared by:

Kevin McGowan, Office of Emergency Services Manager

News Release Date:

December 29, 2017

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Kevin McGowan, 805-797-6450

Approved by:

Captain Denise Sliva