A California fire official says crews are making good headway against fires in Malibu and Orange County and he hopes the improving weather holds up.
Earlier, firefighters worried that 40-mile-an-hour wind gusts would cause flare-ups.
But by late last night, winds were down to 15 to 20 miles-an-hour.
A 34-acre fire near Malibu is 95-percent contained.
It had forced school evacuations yesterday.
A fire that's burned more than 83-hundred acres east of Anaheim and Orange is now 35-percent contained and no longer a threat to homes.
A red flag warning for extreme fire danger has been extended to Saturday for most of Southern California, which is facing another week of hot, dry weather.
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