California Wildfires

cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Published: December 7, 2017 / Updated: December 19, 2017

Information courtesy of The Weather Channel and The United States Post Office

The fires have destroyed more than 1,000 structures since igniting earlier this month. The blazes vary in size but are larger than the cities of New York and Boston combined.

The Thomas Fire continues to spread across Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. As of 12/14, the fire has burned 242,500 acres and is 30% contained.


Destructive wildfires are raging across Southern California this week, evacuating over 120,000 people. The fires are quickly spreading as the Santa Ana winds continue to howl through the mountainous terrain.

As of 12/7, the damage and status of the fires are as follows:

  • The Thomas Fire in Venture has burned 96,000 acres with 5 percent containment
  • The Rye Fire in Valencia has burned 7,000 acres with 15 percent containment
  • The Creek Fire in Sylmar has burned 12,605 acres with 5 percent containment
  • The Skirball Fire in Bel-Air has burned 475 acres with 5 percent containment


Resolved Issues

The following office is open and fully operational:

  • Bonsall, 92003.
  • San Roque, 93105, 93130.
  • Ojai, 93023, 93024 (any packages routed to the alternate location will be re-routed to Ojai).
  • Oak View, 93022.
  • Montecito Finance Station, 93150