Flames have hit yet another California community, in what was already the worst year on record for wildfires in the state.
Fire Sweeps Into Ventura
Driven by wind gusts of 50 mph, a fire that broke out in the foothills near Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula swept into the city of Ventura early Tuesday, burning homes and forcing evacuations. The extent of the destruction was unclear; one person was reported killed in a traffic accident on a road closed because of the fire. Forecasters