California is in a state of emergency after Governor Jerry Brown's declaration allowing the US territory for state and federal aid to LA County as soon as possible. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a similar statement for LA's flaming condition.

Hundreds of homes evacuated in Los Angeles, Burbank, and Glendale

Since the onset of the wildfires, the damages extended to eight square miles of brush-covered mountains. Authorities ordered forced and voluntary evacuation of residents from the areas, a similar scenario with a Canadian province of British Columbia.

The raging inferno is just north of downtown LA and threatened more homes and buildings after it already ate up three structures, two of them residences. Fire officials remained confident that they will be able to extinguish the flames unless winds fan it out again.

Wildfires in other places

Due to the heat wave experienced in different parts of the United States, flames started to chew up on a small group of the famous Giant Sequoia trees at the Yosemite National Park. A lightning strike ignited the Empire fire that continues to blaze up near and in the park. Two months ago saw wildfires break out in parts of Denver because to rising temperatures.

The park is one of the most attractive parks in the United States located on the Eastern side of California.

According to Fox News, the wildfires drove people from their homes in Washington State, Oregon, Montana and other states hit by the punishing heat wave at the peak of its raging blaze.

Firefighters control blazes in Verdugo Mountains

News from LA came in stating that the 210 Freeway is now open after firefighters conquered the raging wildfires of Verdugo Mountain north of Los Angeles.

The cancellation of evacuation orders stopped the exodus of residents escaping the boiling wrath from the area.

Cooler conditions aided firefighters in their fight against the 7,003-acre wildfires. A brief shower helped lower the temperatures down that provided the moment for firefighters to move against the hellish threat of further cascading forward, reports LA Times.

The unexpected monsoon moisture was due to the Tropical Storm Lydia moving into the region. Los Angeles Chief firefighter Ralph Terrazas said that one of the factors that assisted them in the fire was calmer winds. He warns that everything could change if stronger winds act up that could rekindle the dying flames of the fires.

More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the wildfires, and it would take them three to four days to completely contain the situation.