Published On: Tue, Dec 5th, 2017

Ventura County Fire: At least 10000 Acres Exploded, Power Outages And Evacuations Trigger

Hundreds of the people have fled from their homes as fire has exploded about the 10,000 acres in Ventura country on Monday night in the foothills near Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula and one person has been killed near the road.


According to officials that wind has speedup the fire in the foothills as more than 10,000 acres have been covered with fire, many residents have evacuated their homes.

As fire is going to increase due to heavy wind in the region and power has cut while due to this Ventura Country faced the serious damage in Santa Paula on Monday night.

As fire picked the area on Monday night, now according to reports that power wind is giving the air to the fire which is now moving towards the city Santa Paula.

As well as toward the north of Foothill Road and more damage can be occur due to increase in intensity of fire.

Reports say that one fire engineer Richard has been killed in a traffic accident near the road due to fire blaze while a fire engineer was on the call at 10 p.m and at that time his fire station was gone to be dark because of power cut.

Some locations in the country have faced the more damage like east of Dickenson Road, north of Monte Vista Drive along Highway 150 and south of the college while in these areas officials are evacuating the homes and people have fled.

When fire started then according to the Ventura County firefighter Jason Hodge that fire intensity is increasing because of high speed winds as of 25 to 50 mph winds which is the cause of its driving and still now it’s a challenge for them to control the fire.

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