Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California
Firefighters knocked down several small brushfires despite gusty Santa Ana winds blowing across parts of Southern California.
Los Angeles County firefighters in Malibu stopped a fire at 3 acres (1.2 hectares) early Friday and a blaze near Santa Paula in Ventura County was held to about 2 acres (0.8 hectare).
Los Angeles firefighters held a vegetation blaze near Dodger Stadium to an acre (0.4 hectare) late Thursday.
The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings for fire danger across a swath of Southern California through 10 p.m. Friday and said conditions would ease Saturday, followed by cooling on Sunday.