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Maps, Photos, Video: The Woolsey Fire's Path of Destruction

The Woolsey Fire began Thursday in the hills of eastern Ventura County and burned into Los Angeles County, destroying homes and other buildings on its way toward the ocean.

Use the maps below to see where the fire has burned more than 91,500 acres. You also can see a smoke forecast and view photos and videos from the fire zone. 

PROGRESSION

The Woolsey Fire began Thursday Nov. 8 in eastern Ventura County before jumping the 101 Freeway and spreading south toward Malibu. 

Watch: How the Woolsey Fire Spread in LA and Ventura CountiesWatch: How the Woolsey Fire Spread in LA and Ventura Counties

This video displays the progression of the Woolsey Fire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties in November 2018.

(Published Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018)

PERIMETER

The fire doubled in size after the first day, expanding into communities as it spread toward the ocean.

SMOKE FORECAST

Smoke drifted across Southern California as the fire spread, reducing air quality levels for a widespread part of the region.

Air Quality

Depending on which way the winds are blowing, fires can have a significant health impact on air quality in Southern California.

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

The fire burned some houses to the ground while leaving sometimes leaving neighboring residences relatively untouched. Below, a look at the Woolsey Fire in photos and video.

Woolsey Fire Burns in Ventura, Los Angeles CountiesWoolsey Fire Burns in Ventura, Los Angeles Counties

Woolsey Fire: Aerial Video Shows Destruction in Point DumeWoolsey Fire: Aerial Video Shows Destruction in Point Dume

Aerial video shows homes in the Point Dume area, some of which were destroyed in the Woolsey Fire. Video is from Monday Nov. 12, 2018. 

(Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)

Watch: Woolsey Fire Flares Up Near Malibu SpringsWatch: Woolsey Fire Flares Up Near Malibu Springs

A long red line of fire retardant can be seen on a ridge between Hidden Valley and Malibu Springs early Monday Nov. 12, 2018. 

(Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)