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Thomas fire suspends part of Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner service, shuts resorts in Ojai and Santa Barbara

Thomas fire suspends part of Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner service, shuts resorts in Ojai and Santa Barbara

Amtrak’s rail service between Oxnard and San Luis Obispo on its popular Pacific Surfliner route continued to be shut Tuesday because of the Thomas fire raging in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

Trains have been suspended indefinitely from traveling to stops in Ventura, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Surf, Guadalupe and Grover Beach. However, the Surfliner is operating between San Diego and Oxnard. For more information, contact the Pacific Surfliner website or call (800) 872-7245.

The Thomas fire, which had spread to 234,200 acres as of Monday and is 20% contained, according to

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