Thomas Fire Is Now California's Largest Wildfire In History


In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, CAL FIRE Inmate Firefighting Hand Crew members hike through the charred landscape on their way to work east of Gibraltar Road above Montecito, Calif., earlier this wee.

State fire officials say the fire burning in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties is bigger than the previous record holder – the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego County that killed 15 people.

(Image credit: Mike Eliason/AP)