1 pm – Ventura Fire Captain on CBS 2 puts the acreage above 6500 and rapidly growing.
10 am – update Springs fire up to 2000 acres. Mandatory evacuations in place for a number of areas.
The Panther Fire started yesterday in Butte County up north and has grown to 1600 acres with 0% containment; the Summit Fire near Banning has burned 3,000 acres and is 35% contained. This morning, a fire started in Camarillo near the Ventura Freeway. It is at 100 acres now at 9 am, with a rapid rate of spread. So Cal is said to be in fire conditions normally found in August. Fire season is definitely upon us. Heads up, everyone!
This is the Springs fire in Camarillo.