Thomas Fire, once largest in California history, is now 100% contained

Santa Barbara County Fire Capt. Ryan Thomas hikes down steep terrain rendered barren by the Thomas Fire last month. Authorities announced Friday they had reached 100 percent containment of the fire which is the largest in modern California history

The image on the left shows the region in November 2017, about one month before the deadly Thomas fire broke out in Ventura County and spread north into Santa Barbara County.

The announcement Friday marks a hard-fought triumph over the wildfire, which earlier this month became the largest in modern state history. In an ongoing effort to provide transportation during the closure, Santa Barbara Airbus continues to operate their LAX shuttle service under a modified schedule to offer travelers a way to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The fire burned almost 282,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,000 structures.

Cory Iverson, a 32-year-old firefighter with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, died last month while battling the Thomas Fire. Just 13 people remain assigned to the fire.

Jaguars' Allen Hurns will try to rebound in Divisional Round
If the Steelers' defense can pressure him, Bortles will continue to struggle and it will likely cost his team the game. If he can be effective, it will be a big boost for a Steelers offense that relies heavily on their All-Pro receiver.

As of Thursday, and eight more were missing, according to fire officials.

"We would also like to thank the local and surrounding communities for their understanding and support during this time", officials said.

The Thomas fire began its destructive march 30 miles east of Montecito on December 4.

Bills fire offensive coordinator Dennison
Buffalo ranked 29th in the National Football League in total offense (302.6 yards per game) and 22nd in scoring (18.9 ppg). BC-FBN-Bills-Dennison Fired, 99Bills fire offensive coordinator Rick DennisonEds: APNewsNow.

It continued to smolder before a drenching Pacific storm hit bare hills and mountains this week, unleashing debris-laden flash floods that swept away homes and killed at least 17 people.

The Santa Barbara Airbus modified schedule consists of five, large 56-passenger coaches with daily departures from the Goleta headquarters located at 750 Technology Drive with free parking available.

Winter Weather Advisory: Freezing Rain, Snow, Sleet On The Way
Friday , citing potential snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of 1/10 to 2/10 of an inch. The current forecast predicts wind speeds between 20 and 30 miles per hour with higher gusts from Alabama to Maine.

Related News:

  • Northern Michigan Hospitals Deal With IV Bag Shortage

    Northern Michigan Hospitals Deal With IV Bag Shortage

    Fortunately, that's not the case at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, according to chief medical officer Dr. Only a few companies make the solutions and IV bags, which makes it a nationwide problem.
    Trump move on dreamers blocked

    Trump move on dreamers blocked

    The DACA program is about to run out for so-called "dreamers" or young immigrants who came to the USA illegally as minors. Third-ranking Senate Republican John Thune of South Dakota said it will take more time to build a consensus.
    More flooding along St. Clair River threatens homes, roads

    More flooding along St. Clair River threatens homes, roads

    Friday for communities including Algonac, Clay Township, Marine City, Harsens Island, Pearl Beach, St. Ice jams typically occur when temperatures above freezing cause ice to begin to thaw into big chunks.
  • Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) Director Acquires 2705 Shares of Stock

    Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) Director Acquires 2705 Shares of Stock

    The average Wall Street analyst rating for Kite Realty Group Trust is Strong Buy, according to the average of 8 analyst scores. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized.
    Mark Zuckerberg posted about Facebook changes. It's already cost him $4.5b

    Mark Zuckerberg posted about Facebook changes. It's already cost him $4.5b

    Admitting that its changes will likely reduce the time people spend on Facebook less was a big deal for the company. As CNN commented, "With more than two billion monthly users , any change Facebook makes can be a seismic event".

    Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

    Robinson Capital Management Llc holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Fund Inc. for 45,495 shares. The competitors from Toys & Games hold an average P/S ratio of 7.79, which offer discount compared with the sector's 2825.42.
  • U.S.  crude oil prices hit more than 3-year high

    U.S. crude oil prices hit more than 3-year high

    The nuclear share of generation was 20% in 2017 and is forecast to average 20% in 2018 and 19% in 2019. Fuel inventories in Asia and the USA remain ample and in some cases are rising.
    Shasta County man confesses in TV interview to 1993 cold case murder

    Shasta County man confesses in TV interview to 1993 cold case murder

    Hawkins continued, saying that there hadn't been a moment where he hadn't been remorseful for what he had done. They will appear in court next week to confirm their attorneys and on January 23 for a preliminary hearing.
    Khamenei blames 'enemies' for Iran protests

    Khamenei blames 'enemies' for Iran protests

    A regional official confirms that two people were killed in clashes in the western town of Dorud during an "illegal protest". The time for Iran was, however, more hard in 2009 as protests coincided with Arab revolts in the region.
  • Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Open Beta Begins

    Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Open Beta Begins

    The beta ends on Tuesday 16th January at those same times, so everyone has at least a couple of days to take it for a spin. If you pre-ordered the game, you can jump in on Saturday 13th January at 00:00 PST/08:00 GMT.
    Don't expect much from LeSean McCoy

    Don't expect much from LeSean McCoy

    PACKERS: Coach Mike McCarthy said the team is working through some hard times following a disappointing season. In Jacksonville's first playoff appearance this decade, the Jaguars are facing the Buffalo Bills .
    Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Upgraded to

    Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr

    Great West Life Assurance Commerce Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Aceto Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET) for 45,431 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.18% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ).


Most liked

CES 2018: 'Alexa, defrost five pounds of chicken.'
The redesigned Google Store is part of the company's "revamped" consumer push to take down Amazon's assistant. There are still challenges to overcome, however, with the main one being protection of sensitive data.

Zuma booed by ANC members
At the time SANCO president Richard Mdakane was giving the civic movement's message of support to the ruling party. He sat down quickly next to ANC veteran and Rivionia trailist Anderew Mlangeni as the embarrassing boos continued.

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram also under ED scanner along with Karti
Chidambaram's son Karti's properties in Delhi and Chennai were carried out in connection with the INX Media money laundering case. He has been asked to appear by the agency on January 16 in this case.

Olympics: N. Korea says work cut out after talks with IOC
Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence will lead the USA delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea . South Korea are grouped with Sweden, Switzerland and Japan in the women's tournament.

Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks
Trump later tweeted that the language he used was tough , but not the language being reported. We have Haitians who are driving cabs all throughout this country.

Pawan Hans chopper goes missing
Following the incident, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan spoke to Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Choppers and aircraft from other bases were also deployed to search the missing copter.

Roberto Bautista Agut beats Juan Martin del Potro to win ASB Classic
I've been fighting a lot on the court, and I couldn't believe I was playing my best tennis. He again saved a break point before winning the set in 50 minutes.

Moline's Sam's Club slammed with customers after closing announcement
Sam's Club sales and performance has been steadily declining for the past few years as Walmart's presence in ecommerce has grown. Delia Garcia, a Walmart spokeswoman, confirmed that all of those locations will have their last day of operations January 26.

United States stocks end at records again, extending rally
It measures the daily stock price movements of 30 large, publicly-owned USA companies. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 228.46, or 0.9 percent, to 25,803.19.

Buckle up: Flu season yet to peak in Canada
Chang says people with flu symptoms shouldn't worry about lack of insurance or money, that it's much more important to be treated. The effectiveness of flu shots is not flawless , but for children who get the flu even when vaccinated , the effects are milder.

Paddington 2 movie review: Hugh Grant steals the show
The real thief, the man-of-many disguises, is the Brown's neighbour, the waning West End star Phoenix Buchanan ( Hugh Grant ). The children at my preview screening didn't care about any of that, mind you; they were just there for the adventure.

Questions as to Stock Sale by Intel CEO
Meltdown , Spectre chip level flaw: Intel says it is rapidly issuing updates for all computers, servers powered by its processors. They also plan to design their future chip architecture to prevent the exploits.

Trump denies he used vulgarity about Africa
Reacting to Trump's remarks, the African Union continental body said it was "frankly alarmed" by Trump's comments. The World Bank on Friday tweeted that sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth this year is forecast at 3.2 percent.

Airtel offers free Amazon Prime subscription on plan
The Amazon Prime membership includes both Amazon Prime Video and standard Prime subscription for free & faster deliveries. How to activate free Amazon Prime membership? For details on eligible plans, customers can visit www.airtel.in/broadband.

Praise the Sun: Dark Souls Remastered Has Been Announced
Hidden in the world of Dark Souls: Remastered are nine online covenants to uncover that will motivate your online interactions. It's a trilogy that is industry defining, and Japan is getting a suitably stunning box set to celebrate just that.