HuffPost reports three wildfires near Los Angeles are blazing amid warnings Friday that the risk of new blazes erupting was high.
As temperatures soar and humidity levels drop, the so-called Lake Fire was just 12% contained and has charred more than 18 square miles.
A blaze above the Los Angeles suburb of Azusa churned through 2.3 square miles of brush on Thursday and has not been contained.
Another blaze came dangerously close to a neighborhood in the city of Corona, east of Los Angeles, before crews controlled it.
And a Northern California fire in the community of Sloughhouse, near Sacramento, burned about 500 acres before firefighters stopped it.