CALIFORNIA fires across Ventura County are forcing thousands of residents to flee days after a deadly mass shooting killed 12 in their Thousand Oaks community.

Thousand Oaks shooting: All 12 victims identified

Twelve people died late Wednesday after a gunman opened fire on a crowd gathered for a weekly country music dance night popular with college students at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Victims of California bar shooting massacre named

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'Oh, son! I love you so much': The victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting

The victims of the California bar shooting include an actress' niece, an aspiring soldier and a hero sheriff's sergeant.

Ian David Long, a former US marine, found dead at the scene after 12 people were killed at the Borderline Bar and Grill on Wednesday night

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Barely a year after surviving a massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Brendan Kelly found himself in a terrifyingly familiar scene. Kelly, 22, said he was dancing with friends at a bar in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday night when the bullets began flying. When the gunfire was over, 12 people were dead, including a Navy veteran who had lived through the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history a year ago. "I already didn't wish it on anybody to begin with for the first time," Kelly said outside his home in Thousand Oaks. "The second time around doesn't get any easier."

Telemachus Orfanos, 27, survived the shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas in October 2017, but was among the 12 killed on Wednesday at the bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

A young Australian who instinctually dived on top of his mates as a gunman opened fire just 15-metres away ...

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''He made it through Las Vegas, he came home. And he didn’t come home last night.''

CA Thousand Oaks shooting kills 13, niece of actress killed | The Sacramento Bee At least 13 dead in bar shooting, niece of Emmy-winning actress among the victims

Pepperdine University students were at “college night” at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA when a mass shooting killed at least 13 people, police say. Tamera Mowry-Housley’s niece was killed.