FARIA BEACH (CBSLA) – Terrifying flames from the Thomas Hearth that’s tearing by way of Ventura County jumped throughout to the west aspect of the one hundred and one Freeway at Faria Seashore Friday morning.
At round eleven a.m., hearth capturing tons of of ft into the air with plumes of black smoke engulfed a number of palm timber and brush proper up towards the beachside of the freeway whereas visitors was shifting in each instructions.
CBS2’s Amy Johnson reported from the inland aspect of the one hundred and one as the hearth burned alongside the beachside of the freeway, about two miles south of Sea Cliff exit. The wind seemed to be pushing the flames north.
A California Freeway Patrol officer was on scene, however there didn’t look like any main visitors enforcement. Early Friday morning, the one hundred and one Freeway was closed between state routes one hundred fifty and 126, however had since reopened.
The Thomas Hearth has burned by way of ninety six,000 acres and is simply 10 % contained as of Thursday. Hundreds of individuals stay underneath a compulsory evacuation order.