The Cedar fire had been recognized as the biggest California wildfire in terms of acreage since 1932.
Crews fighting the Thomas Fire on Christmas Eve had the blaze 86 percent contained as they continued to battle what became the largest wildfire in modern California history Friday. It started in Ventura County and has been moving across Santa Barbara County.
Earlier this week 300 Oregon firefighters deployed to California through the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal came home and were demobilized. It's torched an area much larger than New York City.
The fire has destroyed 1,063 structures and scorched coastal mountains, foothills and canyons across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties northwest of Los Angeles, officials said. Cal Fire reported 6,982 fires in California from January 1 to December 17, including the wind-fanned North Bay fires in October.
Deadline adds that the Thomas fire threatened celebrity havens Montecito and Santa Barbara, with almost 100,000 evacuated and a slew of famous names showing gratitude to firefighters battling the blaze and trying to save the area.
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A couple of apartment buildings also burned down.
Thousands more firefighters - including from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington state - have been involved in battling other wildfires in the state.
There are now no mandatory evacuation orders in effect.
During the two-plus weeks the fires have burned, at least 95,000 residents have been ordered to evacuate, Cal Fire has said. "Other states, including California, were there when OR needed help over the past few years and we're glad we're able to reciprocate". Damage has topped $10 billion - and that was before the current fires began in Southern California.