the thomas fire was 154 acres bigger than the 2003 cedar fire in san diego.
Thousands of fire fighters and air pilots where fighting the fire and 15 people died.
One of california's largest wildfire 273,400 acres at 6;28pm on december 4,2017 this wildfire is known as the thomas wildefire
the thomas wildfire was casued by dead vegitation and heavy winds
By the time the thomas fire hit 230,00 acres it was put on the top 5 california
the last time the slopes and canyons burned in the mountains east of santa barbra was in 1970
you cant really predict a wildfire but 90% of the time its caused by human carelessness usally caused by campfires. But 10% of the time its caused by lightning hitting a nearby tree causing it to catch fire
when you see a wild fire call 9-1-1 ASAP
make a plan ,know of a safe place to go and let your friends and family know your plans
How to prepare:
reguarly clean your roof and gutters and get out dead leaves.
fill up a bath tub or buckets with water
makesure to reveiw your homeowners insurance policy and update a list of your homes contents
keep your televison or radio on to hear updates about the fire
if you are trapped in your home you must remain calm,keep your family together and call the police
if your trapped in your vehicle you must park clear of vegetation,close all windows and air vents then get in the floor of your car and cover up with a blanket or a jacket then you can call 9-1-1
another technology is the fire truck because the big hoses help stop the fire completley and it holds much more water than a bucket