California's four season are hot, wind, fire and riot. In fact, we're thinking of changing the name from "State of California" to "State of Emergency."
Depending on which weather report you read, winds are predicted to die down around 6 PM tonight or sometime tomorrow.
LA County fire has a great interactive map showing all of the fires (more than a dozen at last count). Clicking on any particular fire will give you details on that fire's status. So far, only one, the Big Bear fire, is 100% contained. The Sun, Daily Bulletin, and Redlands Daily Facts have pooled their resources to put together a composite Fire & Wind Coverage Blog.
A brief round-up of Inland Empire reports (as of 5 AM):
- Fontana Herald-News - Fire burns 300 acres in northern Fontana; no injuries reported
- Desert Sun - Calif. wildfires force mass evacuations
- Desert Sun - Coachella Valley joins wildfire relief efforts
- Redlands Daily Facts - Redlands offers emergency services aid to area hit by fires
- Press Enterprise - Firestorm: More than 135 homes in the S.B. mountains are consumed
- The Sun - Nearly 128 Homes Have Burned