There is a fast moving, active brush fire that started north of Santa Paula near Highway 150 and has burned into the city limits of Ventura and toward Highway 33. The fire is currently estimated at 31,000 acres and is being pushed by strong east winds. Fixed wing aircraft and helicopters are expected to attack the fire at daybreak. The fire is still out of control and structures continue to be threatened throughout the fire area. Due to the intensity of the fire, crews are having trouble making access and there are multiple reports of structures on fire. Fire crews from many different agencies are actively working on the incident. There are 500 fire fighters on scene with additional fire resources enroute.  There are approximately 100 Sheriff’s Office personnel, as well as law enforcement officers from the Santa Paula Police Department, Ventura Police Department and California Highway Patrol assisting with evacuations and road closures.  The County of Ventura, City of Santa Paula and City of Ventura have all proclaimed a local emergency.   For up to date information, including evacuation maps, please visit http://www.readyventuracounty.org/