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Thomas Fire blazes onto 14th day, the history of sidewalk speedsters, coloring in LA's famous carousels

Published December 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
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A strong wind blows embers from smoldering trees at the Thomas Fire on December 16, 2017 in Montecito, California.
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A strong wind blows embers from smoldering trees at the Thomas Fire on December 16, 2017 in Montecito, California.

The Thomas Fire spreads to Santa Barbara County, the Go Karts of Los Angeles, the grand carousels of SoCal get a coloring book.

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