Officials declare Thomas Fire out

Los Padres National Forest officials announce Friday the Thomas Fire has been declared out .

Still crews continue to repair roads, trails and fences damaged by the fire and by suppression actions.

The Thomas Fire broke out Dec. 4, 2017, and burned 281,893 acres, of which 181,333 were on Los Padres National Forest. More than 1,000 structures were lost in the fire before it was fully contained on January 12. Two lives were lost in the fire.

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