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A firefighter looks at a house burnt to the ground during the Thomas wildfire in Ventura, California on December 5, 2017.
Fast-moving, wind-fueled brush fire exploded to about 10,000 acres in Ventura County Monday night, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes, officials said.  / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
A firefighter looks at a house burnt to the ground during the Thomas wildfire in Ventura, California on December 5, 2017.
Fast-moving, wind-fueled brush fire exploded to about 10,000 acres in Ventura County Monday night, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes, officials said.  / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

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Thousands have fled their homes as several fast-moving brush fires pushed by howling Santa Ana winds scorched parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties in Southern California. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Thousands flee as winds whip California fires

Thousands have fled their homes as several fast-moving brush fires pushed by howling Santa Ana winds scorched parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties in Southern California. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.