Fire Officials On Alert Amid Southern California Red Flag Warning

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Firefighters have knocked down several small brushfires as Santa Ana winds bring gusty, dry and warm conditions to Southern California.

Los Angeles County firefighters in Malibu stopped a fire at 3 acres early Friday and Los Angeles firefighters held a vegetation blaze near Dodger Stadium to an acre  overnight.

An earlier blaze near the foothill communities of Irwindale and Duarte was stopped with the help of a Firehawk helicopter.

The National Weather Service has issued red flag warnings for fire danger across a swath of Southern California through 10 p.m.

While not as severe as winds that hit California on Monday and Tuesday, forecasters say some gusts could hit 45 mph.

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