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Containment continues to go up at massive Thomas Fire

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Fire crews continue to make steady progress on containing the Thomas Fire.

As of Wednesday evening, fire officials reported the fire 91 percent contained. 

The total acreage of the fire also increased. Officials say the fire has scorched 281,893 acres across Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. 

The fire is no longer threatening homes or structures. 

There are 655 firefighters still on scene. 

Crews are patrolling the burn area for hot spots and mopping up where needed. 

Fire officials are expected to give the next update after 6:00 a.m. Thursday. 

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