The 40 minute roundtrip for the air tankers from the fire zone in Ventura County to the Santa Maria Airport to refuel and reload retardant means a significant shift in the aerial attack on the Thomas Fire.
The Thomas Fire has expanded to 65,000 acres and still has zero percent containment as the blaze continues to rage Wednesday. However, officials ask drivers to avoid Highway 101 if possible. "The evacuations included the area east of Highway 150 from Rincon Hill Road south to the 101 and included Bates Road and the area known as Rincon Point at the south end of Bates Road", the statement said.
"Particulate matter from a forest fire, is smaller in size that our normal environmental pollutants, causing these particles to get deeper into the lungs", said Gilbert J. Kuhn Jr., M.D.at Providence Saint John's Health Center.
"Yesterday they had a hard time getting into the fire because of turbulence", said Jim Kunkle with the Central Coast Jet Center at the Santa Maria Airport, "today they have an opportunity to work the fire, we had two MD-80 7's come in, the DC-10, and I believe you saw an S-2 from CalFire come through".
In Ojai, residents were frantically calling county animal services for help evacuating their horses as the glow of flames approach from the west on one flank of the fire.
Evacuations have been ordered for areas near Carpinteria and Ojai.
Buyers from the Middle East and Asia have been snapping up masterpieces to fill regional museums - and pushing prices ever higher. Christie's said the artwork will be going to the museum, but declined to say whether the Louvre Abu Dhabi bought the painting.
The United States is leading an worldwide coalition helping Iraq fight Islamic State and has provided air and ground support. The PMF is government sanctioned and formally reports to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office.
When is the Champions League Round of 16 draw? Chelsea: Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Besiktas , Spartak Moscow or Sevilla. Pep Guardiola's men have shown little sign of fatigue on Champions League nights, storming to the top of Group F in style.
A Cathay Pacific flight crew reportedly witnessed North Korea's latest missile test last Wednesday, the airline announced today. The organization condemned the Pyongyang regime in October for its repeated launch of ballistic missiles.
An ankle injury slowed Love the last month of the season, but he still led the nation in rushes of at least 50 yards with 12. Ohio State running back Archie Griffin became the first player to do so when he won the award in 1974 and '75.
Marking the 60th anniversary of the tournament, UEFA made a decision to take the European Championships on the road in 2020. The other host cities for Euro 2020 are: Baku, Copenhagen, Munich, Budapest, Rome, Amsterdam, Bucharest and Bilbao.
Though it wasn't technically a home game for Kansas , the Jayhawks had won 35 of their last 44 games played at the Sprint Center. The Jayhawks' mark was below their season average of 0.628, while the Orange's was below their season average of 0.491.
Sophie made her debut as the young Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse , but she's getting the standalone movie she deserves.
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Zinke Says Claim That Trump 'Stole' Public Land Is a Lie
Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the director of the Bureau of Land Management, Brian Steed - on Monday in U.S. The suit, which is likely to provoke a prolonged court battle, claims Trump can not legally revoke the land's monument status.
We haven't fielded well: Pujara
But as it turned out, the Sri Lankan batsmen, especially Dhananjaya de Silva and Roshen Silva, negated their attack easily . "After the match ended, Pujara said, "[It is a] hard question to answer as I don't know technically what is going wrong.
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GE Power cutting 12000 jobs, part of $3.5 billion cost cuts
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