The size of the fire pales in comparison to Ventura Countyâs previous wind-driven monsters: the Thomas fire in 2017 that burned almost 282,000 acres and remains the second largest fire â¦ The Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) provides fire protection services , medical aid, rescue, hazardous materials response, and a variety of other services to Thousand Oaks. Ventura County residents say SoCal Edison started Thomas Fire Massive Thomas Fire reaches 88 percent containment Thomas Fire largest wildfire in CA history at 273,400 acres As of 2:50 p.m., it â¦ The fire area is now â¦ The fire â¦ The fire burning Thursday near the Ventura County city of Santa Paula is northwest of the huge area scorched by the so-called Woolsey Fire that started last week. The identification of a fire can be the result of a hot fire in a relatively small area or a cooler fire over a larger area. Santa Paula, California â Ventura County officials say firefighters contained 30% of the Maria Fire, which has burned nearly 15 square miles and continues to â¦ This fire has grown fast and CAL FIRE reported â¦ NEWBURY PARK (KGTV) -- A wind-driven brush fire has erupted in Southern California, burning near structures in the Newbury Park area of Ventura County. An "extreme red flag warning" is still in effect Thursday as fi refighters work to get a handle on a wildfire that broke out in Ventura County Wednesday morning.The Easy Fire â¦ 2020 Fire Season Outlook. The flames were sparked when a power line fell and were fed by overnight winds of 50 mph, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. In the North, the Climate Prediction Center outlook calls for drier and warmer than average conditions in November and from December through February. The blaze, called the Medio Fire, was reported shortly before 2 p.m., according to Ventura County and city of Ventura fire department reports. We proudly provide fire protection, medical aid, rescue, hazardous materials response, and a variety of other services to the public. Since the beginning of the year, wildfires have burned over 4 million acres in California. A newer fire, dubbed the Hill Fire, is in Ventura County in Santa Rosa Valley, near Camarillo. The Maria Fire broke out in Santa Paula in Ventura County shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday. Cal Fire says the Hill Fire â¦ Composed of 577 dedicated men and women, the Ventura County Fire Department is an all-hazard, full-service agency. As winds gusted to 30 mph early Friday, the blaze grew to over 8,700 acres.