Crews fighting wildland blazes are anticipating better conditions the next two days with relief predicted from gusty winds, according to Cal Fire.
About 8,000 firefighters are making progress against nine fires that have raged across the north state. However, strong winds may return on Sunday, according to a Cal Fire press release.
Cal Fire crews contained the Mill fire in Tehama County Thursday evening. Local, state and federal firefighters continue to battle other blazes:
Ponderosa fire, Tehama and Shasta counties, 28,000 acres, 68 percent contained.
North Pass fire, Mendocino County, 20,775 acres, 18 percent contained.
Chips fire, Plumas County, 63,160 acres, 55 percent contained.
Fort Complex, Siskiyou County, 6,683 acres, 37 percent contained.
Ramsey fire, Calaveras County, 1,137 acres, 95 percent contained.
Rush Fire, Lassen County, 330,793 acres, 64 percent contained.
Bagley Complex, Shasta County, 11,083 acres, 5 percent contained.
Antelope fire, Modoc County, 650 acres, 25 percent contained.
Barry Point Fire, Oregon and Modoc County, 93,000 acres, 70 percent contained.