Springs Fire Photos from Day 1

Photos from Springs fire that is currently burning in Camarillo and Newbury Park. Photos by Michael Coons and Rick Gillard.  *UPDATED May 4 @ 8:00 A.M.*

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A Ventura County firefighter watches as flames burn down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A Ventura County firefighter watches as flames burn down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Residents watch as the Springs Fire burns down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Residents watch as the Springs Fire burns down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Springs Fire burns in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Springs Fire burns in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Flames burn down a hillside near San Como Lane and Gitana Avenue in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Flames burn down a hillside near San Como Lane and Gitana Avenue in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ventura County firefighters watch as the Springs Fire approaches homes near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Ventura County firefighters watch as the Springs Fire approaches homes near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A Ventura County firefighter helps a resident backup as they evacuate from their home in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A Ventura County firefighter helps a resident backup as they evacuate from their home in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A VCFD firefighter signals to other units as the fire approaches homes near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A VCFD firefighter signals to other units as the fire approaches homes near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ilene Zins of Camarillo watches the Springs Fire from her front yard in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Ilene Zins of Camarillo watches the Springs Fire from her front yard in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter drops water on the Springs Fire in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter drops water on the Springs Fire in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A Ventura County firefighter removes chairs from under a patio in a backyard on San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A Ventura County firefighter removes chairs from under a patio in a backyard on San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Springs Fire burns down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Springs Fire burns down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A Ventura County firefighter watches as flames burn down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A Ventura County firefighter watches as flames burn down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A VCFD firefighter attaches a hose line to a hydrant near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A VCFD firefighter attaches a hose line to a hydrant near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ventura County Firefighter Mike Taguiam sprays water on brush as the Springs Fire burns down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Ventura County Firefighter Mike Taguiam sprays water on brush as the Springs Fire burns down a hillside near San Como Lane in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

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MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A VCSO helicopter drops water on the Springs Fire on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A VCSO helicopter drops water on the Springs Fire on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Smoke builds as flames from the Springs Fire approach Camarillo Street near CSU Channel Islands.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Smoke builds as flames from the Springs Fire approach Camarillo Street near CSU Channel Islands.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Seth Robinson of Camarillo takes pictures of the Springs Fire as flames approach Lewis Road near University Drive in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Seth Robinson of Camarillo takes pictures of the Springs Fire as flames approach Lewis Road near University Drive in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Fire from the Springs Fire burns at a farm near South Lewis Road and University Drive in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Fire from the Springs Fire burns at a farm near South Lewis Road and University Drive in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ranchers try to coax a horse into a trailer along South Lewis Road and Camarillo Street in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Ranchers try to coax a horse into a trailer along South Lewis Road and Camarillo Street in Camarillo on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Flames from the Springs Fire burn down a hillside on Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Flames from the Springs Fire burn down a hillside on Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Residents watches as flames from the Springs Fire burn down a hillside on Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

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Residents watches as flames from the Springs Fire burn down a hillside on Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ventura County Firefighter Dave Clark, left, and Captain Ken Bates watch as flames from the Springs Fire burn down a hillside on Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

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Ventura County Firefighter Dave Clark, left, and Captain Ken Bates watch as flames from the Springs Fire burn down a hillside on Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A deer runs from the flames near Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
A deer runs from the flames near Calle Valle Vista in Newbury Park on Thurs., May 2.

 

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Residents of Dos Vientos their homes on Via Mirabella as flames race down a nearby hill side during the Spring Fire on Thursday, May 2. RG150

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
Residents of Dos Vientos their homes on Via Mirabella as flames race down a nearby hill side during the Spring Fire on Thursday, May 2. RG150

 

 

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers A Ventura County Fire Support helicopter drops water in the Spring Fire on Via Mira Flores in Dos Vientos in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 151

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
A Ventura County Fire Support helicopter drops water in the Spring Fire on Via Mira Flores in Dos Vientos in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 151

 

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Flames crest over a ridge into Dos Vientos in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 153

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
Flames crest over a ridge into Dos Vientos in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 153

 

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Fire crews put out hot spots of the Spring Fire in Dos Viento neighborhood of Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 156

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
Fire crews put out hot spots of the Spring Fire in Dos Viento neighborhood of Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 156

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Fire crews put out hot spots of the Spring Fire off of Los Vientos Dr. in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 157

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
Fire crews put out hot spots of the Spring Fire off of Los Vientos Dr. in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 157

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers Spectators to the Spring Fire take pictures with their smart phones as flames start to engulf a large tree off of Los Vientos Dr. in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 158

RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers
Spectators to the Spring Fire take pictures with their smart phones as flames start to engulf a large tree off of Los Vientos Dr. in Newbury Park on Thursday, May 2. RG 158

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