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Thousands Evacuate Maria Fire In Ventura County

Maria Fire has scorched more than 8,000 acres and destroyed at least two structures.

November 02, 2019

This photo from video provided by KTLA-TV shows shows the beginning of the Maria fire at an antenna farm atop South Mountain near Santa Paula, California.

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A firefighter battles the Maria Fire in Somis, California.

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Smoke from the Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, California. Calmer weather allowed crews to increase containment on wildfires after a three-week siege of gusts fanned blazes across California and led utilities to cut power to prevent winds from blowing branches into electric lines and igniting an inferno.

AP Photo/Noah Berger

Firefighters walks on a road leading to a residence as the Maria Fire burns on a hillside in Somis, California.

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Firefighters battle the Maria Fire in Somis, California.

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

An air tanker drops retardant as the Maria Fire approaches Santa Paula, California. According to Ventura County Fire Department, the blaze has scorched more than 8,000 acres and destroyed at least two structures.

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The Maria Fire creates a glow over The Saticoy Country Club in Somis, California.

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

A structure is engulfed by the advancing Maria Fire in Somis, California.

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Firefighters battle the Maria Fire in Santa Paula, California. According to Ventura County Fire Department, the blaze has scorched more than 8,000 acres and destroyed at least two structures.

AP Photo/Noah Berger

Smoke from the Maria Fire rises above an oil pumpjack in Santa Paula, California.

AP Photo/Noah Berger

A firefighter stands on a road as the Maria Fire burns behind him in Somis, California.

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

The Maria Fire burns on a hilltop in a view from Somis, California.

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Flames from a backfire consume a hillside as firefighters battle the Maria Fire in Santa Paula, California.

AP Photo/Noah Berger

Firefighter Giannis Giagos battles the Maria Fire in Santa Paula, California.

AP Photo/Noah Berger

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