DISASTERS

The Latest: 2 massive California wildfires have destroyed 2,800 homes and other buildings

  • J.D. Roel salvages a scrap of melted metal from a friend's property after a wildfire raged through the Loch Lomond area of Lake County, Calif., Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Gov. Jerry Brown requested a presidential disaster declaration on Monday, noting that more than 1,000 homes had been confirmed destroyed, with the number likely to go higher as assessment continues. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

    J.D. Roel salvages a scrap of melted metal from a friend's property after a wildfire raged through the Loch Lomond area of Lake County, Calif., Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Gov. Jerry Brown requested a presidential disaster declaration on Monday, noting that more than 1,000 homes had been confirmed destroyed, with the number likely to go higher as assessment continues. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)  (The Associated Press)

  • Charlie Liethen, right, embraces Sharon Dawson, who lost her home in a wildfire, in Middletown, Calif., Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Gov. Jerry Brown requested a presidential disaster declaration on Monday, noting that more than 1,000 homes had been confirmed destroyed, with the number likely to go higher as assessment continues. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

    Charlie Liethen, right, embraces Sharon Dawson, who lost her home in a wildfire, in Middletown, Calif., Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Gov. Jerry Brown requested a presidential disaster declaration on Monday, noting that more than 1,000 homes had been confirmed destroyed, with the number likely to go higher as assessment continues. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)  (The Associated Press)

The latest on wildfires raging in California (all times local):

7:55 a.m.

Two massive wildfires in Northern California are mostly under control but have burned thousands of buildings.

Officials said Tuesday that the blazes have combined to destroy 2,800 homes and other structures. The flames also have killed five people.

One blaze, 90 miles north of San Francisco, is three-quarters contained, but more than 3,000 buildings are still at risk. The other fire, 125 miles east of San Francisco, is 80 percent contained and also continues to threaten thousands of homes.

California Gov. Jerry Brown says he has requested a presidential disaster declaration, which would provide funds to support fire victims and to supplement state and local recovery efforts.