Brush Fire in Ventura County Prompt Evacuations

Brush Fire in Ventura County Prompt Evacuations

News Staff

A brush fire prompted evacuations Thursday evening in a Thousand Oaks community.

The fire was burning near Erbes Road and Westland Avenue in Thousand Oaks and was first reported around 5:00 P.M. at 30 acres.

According to the Ventura County Fire Department Public Information Officer, the fire was threatening structures as it’s being pushed by strong winds.

Just after 6:00 P.M. it jumped to approximately 100 acres.

The Ventura County Sheriffs Department is assisting with evacuations.

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