Thousands of firefighters from all over the region and the state fought the two blazes, which were driven by "red flag" conditions including high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity, Anthony said.
The smoke reached some 120 km south to San Francisco, leaving films of ash on cars and windows. Of course if they are, it does not mean that the structures have been destroyed.
The UC Davis Fire Department announced that its Brush 34 truck and three firefighters joined the initial response to the County Fire at about 3:30 p.m., featuring a rugged Type 3 brush truck.
You can also use this general map of California fires, provided by Google and CAL FIRE.
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The fire threatened about 700 homes, a local NBC affiliate reported, as authorities issued evacuation orders and advisories to hundreds of residents.
KTVZ-TV reports a smoldering fire near the former Warm Springs wood mill sparked a fire in high winds Monday afternoon that also shut down Highway 26 near the Deschutes River.
The United States Forest Service reported on Twitter that the fire was putting off a lot of smoke that was visible from the surrounding area.
But despite the progress in containing the fire this week, firefighters will stay on the scene in large numbers given the forecast for more hot, windy weather through the weekend.
"We're just urging people to use extreme caution", said Wendy Mason, a spokeswoman for the New Mexico State Forestry Division.
The fires have blazed through more than 36,000 acres of land, according to Quartz. Investigators have not released other details except to say that they don't think he intentionally started the fire. The breakdown of resources at the fire remained unchanged at the 8 a.m. update.
Besides the risk of lightning triggering new fires, Kris Eriksen, lead spokeswoman with the National Incident Management Organization overseeing the 416 Fire, said gusts from 40 to 50 miles per hour could accompany thunderstorms - posing a danger to firefighters and offering a test of fire lines.