California Wildfires

Map: Where wildfires are burning in Southern California

The Post Fire in northern Los Angeles County was one of several wildfires over the weekend.

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Strong winds fanned several brush fires that started over the weekend in Southern California.

The fires include the 15,000-acre Post Fire burning in northern Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Evacuations were ordered in the area as the fire burned hillsides covered in brush that sprouted after a wet winter in Southern California.

The map below shows where wildfires are burning in the area. Click on each fire icon for details about the fire.

Post Fire: Northern LA and Ventura counties

Strong winds fanned flames over the weekend, pushing the fire in northern Los Angeles and Ventura counties to 15,611 acres with 20% containment.

The Post Fire started Saturday afternoon in the Gorman area near the 5 Freeway. It was 8-percent contained Monday morning and threatening nearby structures. About 1,200 people were evacuated from the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area. The wind continued pushing the flames south toward Pyramid Lake, which was also closed.

A red flag warning will remain in effect for the area along the 5 Freeway corridor until at least Tuesday evening.

One commercial property was destroyed.

Details about a cause of the fire were not available Monday.

Max Fire: Lancaster

Firefighters stopped forward progress of the Max Fire, which burned several buildings in Lancaster. The fire chewed through an estimated 338 acres of brush and burned some structures and cars Sunday in a residential area.

Hesperia Fire: San Bernardino County

The Hesperia fire was 72% contained Monday night after burning 1,078 acres in San Bernardino County. The fire was reported Sunday afternoon near the 8000 block of Chase Avenue.

Lisa Fire: Moreno Valley

The 892-acre brush fire east of Moreno Valley was 95 percent contained Monday night, according to Cal Fire.

The fire was reported around 1 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Gilman Springs Road and Alessandro Boulevard in the Riverside County community.

No injuries or evacuations were reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

Tuscany Fire: Palm Springs

The Tuscany Fire is burning in the Palm Springs area of Riverside County. It has burned about 350 acres and is 50% contained, according to Cal Fire. The fire started Monday at around 11:30 a.m.

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