That's what scientists say happened in Southern California in recent days as at least four serious fires spread in scattered locations across Ventura and Los Angeles counties, prompting thousands to evacuate and freeways like the 405 to partially close.
The Santa Ana winds, an annual occurrence in Southern California, are more powerful than usual, with gusts of 80 miles per hour expected in higher altitudes Thursday.
The freeway was likely to be impacted for the rest of the morning, Stewart said.
The devices have been implicated in past wildfires, and several lawsuits against PG&E allege that they could have played a role in starting the Wine Country fires.
A fire department helicopter makes a water drop building on the vineyard estate of media mogul Rupert Murdoch catches fire during the Skirball fire in Bel Air, a wealthy neighborhood on the west side of Los Angeles, California, on December 6, 2017.
The massive Thomas Fire that has been roaring through Ventura County north of Los Angeles grew overnight thanks to increasing winds and forced the temporary closure of the 101 Freeway early this morning between the coastal towns of Carpinteria and Ventura.
"We hear propane tanks blow up".
The exception to the evacuation order was the Bel Air Crest housing development, which was not threatened, Garcetti said.
Army Lt. Col. Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said Thursday that the California National Guard has activated 65 members to provide security for the wildfires.
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Warning of "extreme" fire behavior, authorities and said those fighting the Creek Fire were facing multiple difficulties.
Officials were concerned about part of the Thomas fire heading northeast and threatening a nursing home in Ojai.
LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said red flag conditions are expected to remain in effect through the rest of the week, with gusting Santa Ana winds presenting a continuing danger of rapidly spreading blazes. "Prepare now to ensure if evacuated you and your family are ready to GO!"
TRT World'sFrances Read reports from Los Angeles.
Some 775 firefighters were on the scene battling the Rye fire Wednesday afternoon.
The canyons can accelerate fires, McLean said.
The fire was burning in the same general area as the devastating Bel-Air Fire of 1961.
The area was clogged with thick black smoke, forcing mandatory evacuations, road closures and school cancellations. "Lord 'Be still, '" one Twitter user wrote.
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Some of our models are hinting at a final push of moisture that swings through overnight Friday into Saturday morning. Northwesterly winds between 10-15 miles per hour will create wind chills in the teens through the afternoon.
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One dies in WA stabbing and vehicle incident
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