November 16, 2018 – The Hill Fire in Ventura County is now 100 % contained. Investigators from the Ventura County Fire Department, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, and CAL FIRE are actively investigating the cause of the Hill Fire. To date, investigators have been able to rule out all potential causes for the Hill Fire, other than human activity.
The Hill Canyon trail is located in the Santa Rosa Valley, off Hill Canyon Road and Santa Rosa Rd., Thousand Oaks.
The investigative team would like anyone who was in the area of Hill Canyon Trail on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from the hours of 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and may have information as to the cause of the Hill Fire to contact the CAL FIRE’s tip line at1-800-468-4408.
A reward of $10,000 is available for information leading to a possible responsible party regarding the wildland fires. Callers may remain anonymous.