Maria Fire 95 percent contained as of Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 6:54 a.m.



Cal Fire estimates the Maria Fire — which is now 95 percent contained — will be fully contained by Nov. 7, a day earlier than predicted Monday morning
So far, 9,499 acres of the 9,999-acre fire are contained, Cal Fire reported Tuesday at 6:54 a.m.
Cal Fire Incident Management Team 1 transitioned the incident command back to Ventura County Fire Department at 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 5, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.
There are 626 emergency personnel and 17 crews fighting the fire, which was first reported at 6:13 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. 
The fire started at the top of South Mountain. Firefighters are still working on fire areas at the top of South Mountain, and Bradley Road and Solano Verde Drive in Somis, according to Cal Fire.
Cal Fire reported Monday evening that four structures were burned in the fire, two more than originally reported by Cal Fire.
The Ventura County Fire Department public information officer reported that firefighters continued to hold existing containment lines, mopping up and patrolling structures within the fire perimeter and along the fire's edge. 
FIre-suppression repair will continue.
All evacuation orders were lifted Saturday at 2 p.m. Responding as of Monday evening are 45 engines and three water tenders.
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