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Southern California Wildfires

Over 45,000 acres have burned in Ventura and the fire is zero percent contained. At least 150 structures have been destroyed, including multiple homes. In downtown Ventura, an apartment complex was engulfed in flames. Vista del Mar Hospital, a behavioral health care facility in Ventura, was razed to the ground by the fire, thankfully patients and staff were evacuated safely Monday night. More than 7,000 homes in Ventura County were under mandatory evacuation as the blaze approached downtown, officials said 27,000 people were evacuated from their homes. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Ventura County due to the fire.

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