Although no casualties have been reported, the fires have forced mass evacuations, cancellation of classes at dozens of schools and resulted in the loss of power at more than 250,000 homes in Ventura County.
"It's a very hard moment, but we will get through this", Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Tuesday, the New York Post reported. The Creek Fire north of downtown Los Angeles has burned 11,000 acres, while the smaller Rye Fire burned 7,000 acres. Along with the lack of much-needed rain, the Santa Ana winds have made it very hard to contain and put out the fires.
"I encourage everyone to heed the advice and orders of local and state officials", the president said on Twitter.
At least two homes were ablaze Wednesday morning.
"This fire is very risky and spreading rapidly, but we'll continue to attack it with all we've got", Brown said, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Deadly fires tore through Northern California earlier this year.
New blaze ignites near LA as fierce California wildfires rage
The home of 21st Century Fox and Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch, located on a vineyard outside of Los Angeles, is "burning down" in Southern California's wildfires, according to an NBC News report on Wednesday. "With winds like this, it can be anything", Garcetti said, referring to the powerful Santa Ana winds that continued to blow across the region.
The Los Angeles Fire Department has deployed hundreds of firefighters and called in helicopters and airplanes. He joined a chorus of officials urging residents to immediately evacuate if they are told to do so. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a local state of emergency in response to the latest new fire, the 125-acre Skirball Fire, named for the cultural center near the 405 that was threatened, along with the affluent residential enclave of Bel Air.
At around 6 a.m., sheriff's deputies and Los Angeles Police Department officers began evacuations in the 12300 block of Little Tujunga Road down to Foothill Boulevard, according to the LAPD.
The fire erupted before dawn Wednesday on the east side of Sepulveda Pass, which carries heavily travelled Interstate 405 through the Santa Monica Mountains on the city's western side. Residents living west of the 405 should brace for evacuations as well in the event the flames cross the freeway. The owner had been ordered to evacuate at 5 a.m. this morning with homes in the 1300 address range reportedly on fire.
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The North Korean ICBM launched Wednesday was shot at an extremely steep arc, nearly straight up and then straight down. The plane, which was flying from San Francisco to Hong Kong, was over Japan at the time .
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Arkansas hiring SMU's Chad Morris as head coach, report says
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House of Cards to return in 2018 without Kevin Spacey
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Trump lights National Christmas Tree
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Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa in Miss Universe Top 3
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