Skirball Fire causes 405 freeway shutdown in Los Angeles
Kristen Holmes (@kristenhCNN) is live in Ventura County, California where flames fueled by high Santa Ana winds have rapidly spread through the community. The 'Thomas Fire' has consumed over 30,000 acres, destroyed buildings and is forcing the evacuations of almost 8,000 homes. The winds are expected to strengthen hampering containment efforts. Over 500 firefighters are battling the blaze.