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What to know about the wildfires burning in California

Posted: 4:01 PM, Oct 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-02 12:01:57-04
Fast-Moving Getty Fire Threatens Homes And Forces Evacuations In Affluent Section Of Los Angeles

(KGTV) -- Dry conditions and Santa Ana winds have fueled several wildfires across California this week.

As thousands of acres are burned, residents in many areas have been evacuated from their homes and major roads have been closed.

Here's a look at the major fires burning throughout the state. (Updated: 9 a.m. Saturday):

Maria Fire (Riverside County)
Acres: 9,412 acres
Containment: 20% contained
Info: The Maria Fire erupted at around 6:14 p.m. on Oct. 31, on South Mountain in Santa Paula. Mandatory evacuations were issued. Incident info online .

Copper Fire (San Diego County)
Acres: 50 acres
Containment: 100% contained
Info: The Copper Fire crossed into San Diego County from Mexico, burning about 50 acres off of Border Road and Canyon Road. The rate of spread was stopped on the U.S. side, but the fire continued to produce heavy smoke from south of the border.

Hillside Fire (San Bernardino County)
Acres: 200 acres
Containment: 70% contained
Info: The blaze dubbed the Hillside Fire was first reported just before 1:45 a.m. off Hwy 18 and Lower Waterman Canyon. Strong winds pushed the fire quickly, forcing evacuations. One firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation. Flames have destroyed or damaged some structures. Incident info online .

46 Fire (Riverside County)
Acres: 300 acres
Containment: 85% contained
Info: The 46 Fire erupted at around 12:39 a.m. on Oct. 31, in the 5300 block of 46th St. in Jurupa Valley. Evacuations were ordered and schools were closed due to the fire, officials said. Incident info online .

Kincade Fire (Sonoma County)
Acres: 77,758 acres
Containment: 72% contained
Info: The Kincade Fire broke out on Oct. 23 near Geyserville in Northern California. At least 246 structures have been destroyed or damaged and two people have been injured. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Incident info online .

Easy Fire (Ventura County)
Acres: 1,806 acres
Containment: 95% contained
Info: The Easy Fire ignited on Oct. 30 near West Easy St. and W. Los Angeles Ave. in Simi Valley. The fast-moving, wind-driven brush fire forced several evacuations and road closures. Incident info online .

Getty Fire (Los Angeles County)
Acres: 745 acres
Containment: 79% contained
Info: The Getty Fire broke out on Oct. 28 along the 101 Freeway near Sepulveda Blvd. after a tree branch broke off and struck power lines, according to fire investigators. So far 17 structures have been damaged or destroyed. Incident info online .

Hill Fire (Riverside County)
Acres: 494 acres
Containment: 95% contained
Info: The Hill Fire started in Jurupa Valley in Riverside County on Oct. 30. The fire forced several evacuations and a closure of Highway 60, but the forward rate of spread was stopped. Incident info online .