St. Thomas’ Fire: Book III

1/4/2018 Ojai, CA

St. Thomas’ Fire: Illumination via Incineration

HE THOMAS FIRE became the largest recorded California wildfire at the dawn of the 2017 winter solstice. Across the span of 2.5 warm and exceptionally dry December weeks, Thomas has burned over 280,000 acres of developed and undeveloped land from Fillmore to Santa Barbara. The previous record holder for acreage, the Cedar Fire, scorched San…