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Thomas Ball is a resident of Ventura, California.

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Nick Bonge stands in front of his home of over 20 years, now burned to the ground.

Scorched homes in the Ventura foothills

Nick Bonge stands in front of his home of over 20 years, now burned to the ground.

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