‘Thomas Fire’ now the largest fire in CA history

The “Thomas Fire” burning in Southern California, has now become the largest fire on record in the state.

Posted: Dec. 23, 2017 12:39 PM

The “Thomas Fire” burning in Southern California, has now become the largest fire on record in the state.

The sprawling fire has burned through more than 273,000 acres.

That surpasses the deadly 2003 “Cedar Fire” in San Diego County by about 150 acres.

By Saturday morning, fire crews had contained 65-percent of the “Thomas Fire.”

It has destroyed more than a thousand structures across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

Two people including a firefighter died in the fire.

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