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Terrible Fires in California Region

National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the southern California region at the weekend, while the combination of low humidity and hot temperatures increase the chaos.  California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles, Friday 28 August 2009, after a forest fire in four separate places on burning uncontrollably.

Fires in California

Fires in California

When it was announced instructions, Schwarzenegger said,  “This fire situation, because the large size, would seem to be controlled by the department, personnel, equipment, and facilities of the district, any big city, … and require the combined forces of a mutual aid region or region to fight. ”

All firefighters battling two separate fires in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles. More than 1,214 hectares of land have been burned and the fire threatened hundreds of homes.  Separate fires in Rancho Palos Verdes create more than 1,000 people to save themselves from their homes, and six homes suffered minor damage due to fire.

Approximately 70% of fires in the area of 50.6 hectares of land in Rancho Palos Verdes has been controlled, and the evacuation order lifted on Friday morning local time. Firefighters have been trying to extinguish the fire that raged across the hills through a helicopter, cars continued to douse the fire in the blaze throughout the day.