This photo, shot from an airliner approaching the Santa Barbara airport, tells more than thousands of words could about the Thomas Fire, which has burnt more than 230,000 acres in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The fire—and its smoke and ash—continued to threaten cities along California’s South Coast as strong Santa Ana winds were forecast to continue till at least midweek. (Photo credit: Henry Dubroff/www.pacbiztimes.com.)
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