Wildfires break out in California as temperatures soar

A heatwave caused fires to break out across California during the weekend, including in Los Angeles County.

Up to 35 homes in Wrightwood were evacuated on Saturday as a result of a 10-acre fire in the San Gabriel Mountain community. These residents are returning home after firefighters were able to control the blaze.

In northern Los Angeles County, a wildfire by Castaic Lake grew to roughly 0.9 of a square mile. Because the fire was in a remote area, people and homes were not endangered. About 30 miles southwest of the lake, the National Weather Service reported temperatures as high as 105 degrees.

Meanwhile in Oakland, a grass fire led to State Route 13 being shut down temporarily.

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