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The Thomas fire had reached 237,500 acres and was 25 percent contained as of Wednesday morning, according to Cal Fire. Cal Fire, Ventura County Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest and Ventura City Fire are all involve
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The Thomas fire had reached 237,500 acres and was 25 percent contained as of Wednesday morning, according to Cal Fire. Cal Fire, Ventura County Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest and Ventura City Fire are all involve

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