[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/US/08/29/california.wildfires/art.flames.gi.jpg caption="Firefighters look on as fire rages near Ocean View Drive in Los Angeles on Saturday."]
A fast-moving wildfire with a "mind of its own" threatens thousands of homes and businesses in Southern California near the Angeles National Forest.
Cooler temperatures Tuesday could help firefighters slow down a fast-moving, deadly wildfire that has charred nearly 122,000 acres in Southern California.
Two firefighters lost their lives Sunday trying to get control of the Station Fire, which is burning through steep and rugged terrain in the Angeles National Forest. This area north of Los Angeles has not seen a major fire in more than 60 years. It's the largest of at least five fires burning in the state.
Temperatures will be in the 90s, but they will be lower than the triple-digit highs that, combined with low humidity, caused the fire to explode in size from at least 40,000 acres on Sunday to more than 100,000 acres Monday.
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