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Evacuations lifted, containment upped to 65% for Hill Fire in Ventura Co.

Posted at 9:20 AM, Nov 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-11 00:27:06-05

UPDATE (9:05 p.m.)- Officials with the Ventura County Fire Department tweeted on Saturday that all evacuation orders have been lifted for the Hill Fire.

The Hill Fire has reached over 4,500 acres and is 65 percent contained. In total, two structures were damaged by the Hill Fire. Fire managers expect to reach full containment within the next five days.

UPDATE (5:27 p.m.) – Fire officials say there was no significant growth seen at the Hill Fire on Friday.


(9:32 a.m.) – The Hill Fire in Ventura County has burned 6,100 acres and was 0 percent contained as of Friday morning.

It broke out Thursday afternoon near Hill Canyon Road.

Fire officials say 437 structures are threatened but none have been destroyed or damaged.

One injury has been reported.

All lanes of Highway 101 are back open in Ventura County but a portion of the highway remains closed in Los Angeles County due to the Woolsey Fire, which grew overnight and has burned 10,000 acres.

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