The one year anniversary of the Thomas Fire serves as a reminder of the massive destruction that the fire caused, and the result of community that brought together Ventura County. Nearly one thousand homes were lost and countless families displaced. It seemed as though the nightmare would never end. A year later, the city of Ventura has come out of this tragedy stronger than ever.
Dec. 10, 2017
On Dec. 10, 2017 Olivia Jacobson '20 of Ventura High sat in front of what once was her home. Not knowing what was going to come next, she prepared herself to take on an incredible challenge. Credit: Olivia Sanford / The Foothill Dragon Press
Olivia Jacobson '20 searches through the rubble for anything to salvage. Almost everything was lost, except for a few drinking glasses. Credit: Olivia Sanford / The Foothill Dragon Press
Olivia Jacobson '20, stayed strong without much. The community supporting her and other displaced families, made it much easier to do so. Credit: Olivia Sanford / The Foothill Dragon Press
What once was a tool to send letters to her mother in Denmark, was now a victim of the destructive fire. Olivia Jacobson '20 loses her beloved typewriter, however, the thoughts it made come to life will be remembered.Credit: Olivia Sanford / The Foothill Dragon Press
Nov. 30, 2018