"We are experiencing fires the likes of which we haven't seen in many, many years," California governor Gavin Newsom said at a news conference Wednesday.
Nearly 150 firefighters from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are in quarantine due to COVID-19 infection or exposure.
Recent fires in California have so far burned some 340,000 acres in the state.
No evacuation orders have been issued and no injuries have been reported so far, the Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed.
No evacuation orders have been issued so far following the brush fire that broke out near an equestrian center in the Castaic community.
"Every year that goes by seems to bring a new round of record-breaking weather events, many with devastating consequences," researcher Douglas Le Comte said.
Mandatory evacuation orders and warnings are in place in parts of Santa Barbara County following a wind-driven fire sparked in Los Padres National Park near Painted Cave Road.
A delayed wet season and offshore winds are set to increase risk of wildfires igniting on Saturday and Sunday.
While many wildfires in California have been contained, some new fires have begun, including one near San Diego.
Fire weather conditions remain throughout parts of California including the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego, as a new fire breaks out in Lake County.
Trump offered last summer to provide Russia U.S. help in fighting wildfires in parts of Siberia.
Residents of Southern California are advised to remain alert this week, with dry weather conditions prolonging the risk of wildfires.
President Trump said California would not get "$$$ help" from the federal government. Newsom retorted that Trump, a climate-change denier, is "excused from this conversation."
California's annual "drought" or dry season––long associated with wildfire risk––lasts from late spring through early fall, irrespective of decision making by state leadership.
More than 72 percent of California's wildfires are contained, but responders still have tens of thousands of acres to neutralize as of Saturday.
The fire spread to cover around 750 acres within an hour of it breaking out on Thursday evening.
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Firefighters continue to battle a series of raging fires across California.following a new fire in Ventura County.
Chuck DeVore said the decline in the timber industry in California combined with a failure to clean up the forests had caused the wildfires.
California has been swept by another rapidly moving fire in the Somis and Santa Paula areas of Ventura County.
Another fire broke out early Thursday in Santa Paula, California, during the first-ever extreme red flag warning by the National Weather Service.
Dangerous fire weather conditions persist with a string of new fires breaking out in Ventura, Riverside and Orange County.
The historic Ronald Reagan Presidential Library had a narrow escape from a new fire that raged across the Simi Valley area of Ventura County.
The library's executive director said the parking lot, which is cleared of vegetation, could also protect the library from the fire.
The Getty Fire battle continues, with 15 percent of the fire contained so far and an Extreme Fire Red Flag Warning in place across Los Angeles County.
Some customers who were affected by the October 26 power shutoffs may be affected by the outages today.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an unprecedented enhanced Red Flag Warning following the ongoing threat of highly dangerous fire weather conditions.
SoCal Edison customers may be affected by a power shut off in parts of California on Wednesday.
Parts of the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of California continue to be affected by extremely hazardous air quality conditions that could lead to adverse health effects.