Temperatures in Los Angeles Monday are about 90 degrees warmer than some parts of the upper Midwest.
Firefighters contained brush fires that prompted evacuations and destroyed two cabins near Trabuco Canyon Wednesday night
Firefighters were mopping up the remaining hot spots of a brush fire in Riverside on Sunday, officials said.
Firefighters gained ground overnight on a wind-driven brush fire near the Santa Susana Pass in Simi Valley Wednesday night, fire officials said.
A small brush fire burning atop a hill in Culver City Monday afternoon was extinguished within an hour, authorities said.
A red flag warning remained in effect through 6 p.m. Sunday for parts of Southern California as high winds and dry heat combined to make for “tinderbox” conditions, forecasters said.
Firefighters clamped down on small brush fires that broke out on Saturday during a weekend when high winds and dry brush fueled fears of large-scale wildfires in Southern California.
During a weekend of high fire danger, state fire officials are reeling from a hard landing at an airstrip after fighting a brush fire in Riverside County.
Red flag warnings will go into effect Thursday for parts of Southern California.
Southern California fire officials increased staffing levels Saturday because of red flag warnings announced for areas in Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
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