USA Today, May 2018
May 24th, 2018
Here's How Things Look in California After the Wildfires
Only a few months after the wine country fires, the Thomas Fire broke out in southern California. Started in the hills above Santa Paula (about an hour north of Los Angeles), flames spread quickly reaching Ojai, Ventura and the hills around Santa Barbara – most infamously the posh enclave of Montecito. Burning nearly 440 square miles over more than a month, it became the worst wildfire in California history.