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Firefighters monitor a section of the Thomas Fire along the 101 freeway north of Ventura, California.

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This NASA Earth Observatory image shows what the Multi Spectral Imager (MSI) on the European Space Agencys Sentinel-2 satellite captured in the data for a false-color image of the burn scar in Ventura County, California.

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A firefighter watches as a fire burns beside the US 101 freeway, northboud, in La Conchita, northwest of Ventura, California.

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A resident cries as the Thomas Fire approaches the town of La Conchita early Thursday morning.

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Spectators watch from Old Highway 395 in Bonsall, Calif., as smoke rises from the Lilac Fire.

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Firefighters work but are unable to save a burning home from the Lilac Fire, a fast moving wild fire, that came through Bonsall, California.

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A car drives past as the Thomas Fire burns a hillside south of Casitas Springs, California.

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Water bombers drop fire retardant as they work to protect a Sullivan Middle School from a fast moving wild fire in Bonsall, California.

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Animals evacuated from the Thomas Fire are quartered at the county fairgrounds in Ventura, Calif.

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A firefighter puts out a fire raging beside the US 101 freeway, southbound, at Mondos Beach, California, northwest of Ventura.

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Firefighters cut a fire line near stacked rocks at the Thomas Fire near Fillmore, California.

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