Woolsey Fire containment reaches 91 percent

Cal Fire said the massive fire scorches 96,949 acres and containment reaches 91 percent after the absence of the Santa Ana winds.

One firefighter from Washington state was injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Ventura County.

In total, 1,130 structures have been destroyed and 300 more have been damaged as a result of the fire. The death toll in the Southern California wildfire remained at three Friday.

At a news conference Thursday night, fire officials said they were focusing on getting evacuated residents back into their homes safely.

"Folks are out there working diligently to make sure all the properties that were damaged and also destroyed, that there are no hot spots so that when we do repopulate you that your safety is our utmost importance,'' Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Inman said.

Fire officials warned people returning to their homes to beware of changing fire conditions and adhere to road closures and shifting evacuation zones.

"Burned out power poles, burned and damaged homes, debris-filled roadways, broken gas lines and burned guard rails pose serious safety hazards to residents attempting to return to the area,'' according to a statement from fire officials. "... The Woolsey Fire is unlike any previous fire in the Santa Monica Mountains due to the vast destruction and devastation to homes and critical infrastructure.''

Firefighters hoped to take advantage of weaker winds and increased humidity levels Friday to further increase containment of the blaze. Forecasters said offshore Santa Ana winds that plagued the area until late Wednesday afternoon were expected to return Sunday afternoon.


Check this map to see if a property is in the evacuation zone or is being repopulated. Mandatory evacuation areas are in red, and areas being repopulated are in green. For more information on evacuated areas that are now being repopulated, please click tab below.

Mental Health Support

If you are affected by the Woolsey or Hill fires, the Thousand Oaks mass shooting, or both, you can call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 for emotional support and resources.

Missing Pets

During the ongoing events of the Woolsey Fire, L.A. County Animal Care and Control provided emergency sheltering to more than 800 animals. If you are searching for a missing pet, please call 661-940-4191.

Click here for a full list of evacuation orders and more detailed fire information.

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