Thomas Fire: Social media tells story of Ventura County wildfire

Posted at 12:23 PM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 15:34:47-05

The Thomas Fire in Ventura County erupted Monday night and has burned nearly 60,000 acres as of Tuesday morning and forced tens of thousands of evacuations.

Social media users in and around the area shared what they witnessed.

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Forced to evacuate the fire was so bad I rlly hope everyone there is going to be alright ❤

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The “Thomas Fire” which burned through Ventura last night. Crazy photo of the damage! Photo by Noah Berger.

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Stay Safe - Prayers To All In Need 🙏🏾 #ThomasFire #Ventura #VenturaCounty #805 #SantaPaula #StaySafe

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Ventura, my home. 💔 Thank you to all the firefighters. Everyone stay safe.

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