Firemen in Los Angeles, California, were scrambling to put out the fires that lit up parked cars and then spread to nearby homes and flats.
Dozens of Hollywood residents were forced out of their homes and power was disrupted in several neighbourhoods shortly after midnight.
‘It was a long, tough night,’ a Los Angeles County fire spokesman said, adding that the department does not yet have any suspect description.
One of the blazes happened at the former home of late Doors lead singer Jim Morrison, who died in Paris in 1971 aged just 27. Read More