UPDATE 3| #Banister Brush Fire | Thousand Oaks California

Thousand Oaks, California | Firefighters from Ventura County Fire and CALFire deployed to an original reported wildland fire on Veteran’s Day or November 11, 2015, around 1740 Hours PST.

Courtesy of Ventura County FD

Courtesy of Ventura County FD

The fire is now being referred to as the Thousand Oaks brush fire by Ventura County Fire, which is located approximately two miles of Simi Valley and off of Wood Ranch Parkway has burned approximately 40 acres.

On the evening of November 11th, over 100 Firefighters were assigned to this incident and had contained the fire to 50%.  Thursday, proved to be more successful as Firefighters gained a 75% containment status earlier in the morning and finally contained the fire to a complete 100% status earlier this evening limiting damage and saving lives.

No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.

The cause is still unknown at this time and under investigation.

Courtesy of Ventura County FD

Courtesy of Ventura County FD

The Fire Departments like to remind those who work outdoors to be extremely careful as an impending wind storm is heading towards California bringing gusty winds and low pressure.

We wish all of you the same and to be careful out there. Thanks for following our post!

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