Saturday, December 16 , 2017, 9:11 am | Smoke 57º

 
 
 
 
 
Thomas Fire Jumps San Ysidro Canyon and Roars to the West ‘Wind Event’ Expected Saturday May Prove Pivotal in Battle to Stop Thomas Fire Gasoline Tanker Truck Crashes, Blocks All Lanes on Highway 101 Near Goleta Satellites Launched From Vandenberg AFB Provide Eyes in the Sky on Thomas Fire Ray Ford: Thomas Fire Crews Focus Friday on San Ysidro Canyon, Ojai Side, Backcountry Areas Santa Maria-Bonita District Board OKs Purchase of New School Site

Thomas Fire Jumps San Ysidro Canyon and Roars to the West

New evacutions ordered as flames reported in Hot Springs, Cold Springs canyons and near East Mountain Drive, propelled by gusty winds

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | updated logo | December 16, 2017 | 7:51 a.m.

‘Wind Event’ Expected Saturday May Prove Pivotal in Battle to Stop Thomas Fire

Incident commanders hope containment line carved up San Ysidro Canyon will keep flames out of Montecito and other populated areas

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | updated logo | December 15, 2017 | 6:41 p.m.

Gasoline Tanker Truck Crashes, Blocks All Lanes on Highway 101 Near Goleta

All northbound Highway 101 lanes closed at Turnpike Road for hours as hazardous materials teams respond to 5,000-gallon gasoline spill from the tanker

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk Managing Editor | updated logo | December 15, 2017 | 9:17 p.m.

Satellites Launched From Vandenberg AFB Provide Eyes in the Sky on Thomas Fire

Newest weather spacecraft captures Thomas Fire images within a month of reaching space

By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor | December 15, 2017 | 2:59 p.m.

Ray Ford: Thomas Fire Crews Focus Friday on San Ysidro Canyon, Ojai Side, Backcountry Areas

Firefighters scrambling to make as much progress as possible ahead of expected high winds

By Ray Ford, Noozhawk Outdoors Writer | December 15, 2017 | 1:40 p.m.

Santa Maria-Bonita District Board OKs Purchase of New School Site

District will pay nearly $5.9 million for 10.55 acres to build elementary campus on Enos Ranch development land

By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor | December 15, 2017 | 2:18 p.m.

 

Record-setting NoozWeek’s Top 5 goes all in on 10-day-old wildfire, but doesn’t come close to stopping there

 

Mandatory evacuation orders issued Saturday morning for some areas in Santa Barbara, Montecito and Summerland

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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