The center says more than 25,000 firefighters and fire support personnel are spread out across the Western U.S. fighting 56 large uncontained wildfires, 21 of them in Montana and 17 in Oregon. An evacuation center has been set up for displaced residents at both the Sunland Recreation Center in Sunland and at McCambridge Park in Burbank.
On Friday, fire officials urged anyone "feeling unsafe in their homes", to get out, whether or not their location fell under an evacuation order.
"Firefighters are battling not only 106-degree temperatures today with low relative humidity, but it's also very steep and rugged terrain", said on Friday Los Angeles Fire Department Captain, Erik Scott "Fortunately we have no injuries to firefighters".
California has been experiencing a severe heat wave, expected to last through Labor Day.
"The groups are believed to be far enough away from fire (not) to be in any immediate danger", said Joel Ives, spokesman with the Hood River County sheriff's office. "I mean, when it's hot and the gusty winds, it's been a bad mix of different things".
At a certain point, firefighters were dealing with 40 miles per hour winds and flames 100 feet in height, according to the L.A. Times.
Officials warned of poor air quality throughout the area, and encouraged residents in affected areas to keep their windows and doors closed, and to avoid vigorous activities, the report said.
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