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Wildfire rages near Los Angeles

Firefighters work to put out flames after it has engulfed a home on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
Marcus Yam | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images

High winds continued to fuel the Thomas Wildfire in Ventura County, north of Los Angeles, on Tuesday. Firefighters battled the rapidly growing blaze throughout Monday night trying to contain the flames, as thousands of residents evacuated their homes.

The fire is another devastating blow for the state, which is still struggling to recover from catastrophic wildfires in Northern California's wine country in October.

Following are scenes of the wildfire throughout the night.

Brushfire

Firefighters work to control the western side of Grant Park as brushfire engulf most of the vegetation on the hill, on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
Marcus Yam | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images

Firefighters work to control the western side of Grant Park as brushfire engulf most of the vegetation on the hill in Ventura.

Palm ablazed

Strangers band together to help put out a palm tree on fire and stop it from burning homes as brush fire move to threaten structures on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
Marcus Yam | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images

Strangers band together to help put out a palm tree on fire and stop it from burning homes as brush fire move to threaten structures.

Mansion in flames

A mansion burns as a brush fire continues to threaten homes on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
Marcus Yam | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images

A mansion burns as a brush fire continues to threaten homes.

Cars in jeopardy

Collectible cars sit on the side of a road as a mansion burns on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
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Collectible cars sit on the side of a road as a mansion burns in Ventura.

House in ruins

Remnants of a burned down a home as a brush fire continues to threaten other homes on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
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Remnants of a burned down home in Ventura.

Hawaiian Gardens on fire

Hawaiian Gardens apartment complex on fire as brush fires move quickly with Santa Ana winds on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
Marcus Yam | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images

Hawaiian Gardens apartment complex on fire as brush fires move quickly with Santa Ana winds.

Apocalyptic palms

Smoke blows out of the burning palm trees as brush fire threaten homes on December 5, 2017 in Ventura, California.
Marcus Yam | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images

Smoke blows out of the burning palm trees as brush fire threaten homes in Ventura.

Power outage

Downtown is darkened by a power outage with smoke rising in the distance as strong winds push the Thomas Fire across thousands of acres in Santa Paula, California, U.S., December 5, 2017.
David McNew | Reuters

Downtown Santa Paula, California, is darkened by a power outage as smoke and flames from the Thomas Wildfire rise in the distance.

Fighting through the night

A firefighter fights a wildfire protecting a home's backyard, as strong winds carry a wildfire to Ventura, California, U.S., December 5, 2017.
Mike Blake | Reuters

A firefighter battles to keep the blaze from a home's backyard as the fire spreads to Ventura, California.

High winds

Embers blow from burned trees as strong winds push the Thomas Fire across thousands of acres near Santa Paula, California, U.S., December 5, 2017.
David McNew | Reuters

Embers blow from burned trees as strong winds push the wildfire across thousands of acres.

Burning structure

A structure burns as strong winds push the Thomas Fire across thousands of acres near Santa Paula, California, U.S., December 5, 2017.
David McNew | Reuters

A structure burns near Santa Paula.

Crashed cars

The burned remains of crashed cars are seen at night on a country road as strong winds push the Thomas Fire across thousands of acres near Santa Paula, California, U.S., December 5, 2017.
David McNew | Reuters

The burned remains of vehicles after an accident on a country road.