A source told TMZ on Friday evening that the "house went up in flames".
The Camarillo-area fire, dubbed the Hill Fire, was fed by 25- to 30-mph winds that pushed flames across Highway 101 and toward Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura County Firespokesman Mike Lindbery said Thursday night.
A wildfire known as the Camp Fire has killed five and burned numerous structures in Paradise, California, as mandatory evacuations affected tens of thousands of people in both Northern and Southern California.
Meanwhile officials in northern California say a wildfire that devastated a town of 27,000 is moving north and have ordered people in two Sierra Nevada foothill communities to leave their homes.
"While a lot of my yard and neighbors' yards burned, the firefighters saved our homes", Janic tweeted just after 2 a.m. (5 a.m. ET) Friday.
She added another message giving her thanks to firefighters, writing 'Fire Fighters, I love you and thank you for doing all that you can to keep us safe!'
"I pray you're all ok", one Twitter user commented.
Evacuation center locations, road closure and school closure information for the fires can be found on the Ventura County emergency page here and through the county hotline at 805.465.6650.
Two large wildfires that started November 8 near Thousand Oaks, California have prompted officials to place 75,000 homes under mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders. He said he thought he could save her house, but they would only watch helplessly as their home burned.
Accidents gridlocked routes out of the town and residents abandoned their cars and fled on foot carrying children and pets, Reuters quoted local officials as saying.
While not as big as the Camp Fire, the Woolsey Fire, which now measures approximately 8,000 acres, is in a much more densely populated area.
As for prepping: "I loaded all our best boards onto the roof last night", George said. Some structures have already been destroyed, Cal Fire reported.
Pimlott said six major fires are now burning in California, with three (Camp, Woolsey and Hill) designated "critical".
The blaze threatened several communities and institutions including the Point Mugu Naval Base and California State University, Channel Islands campus, according to authorities.
An evacuation site was at capacity at the Thousand Oaks Teen Centre, which had also served as a family assistance and reunification site following the shooting.
It was 0 percent contained and the cause was under investigation.