LOS ANGELES - Two major fires in greater Los Angeles threatenedsome credit union branches over the weekend, but calm winds andrising humidity helped firefighters make progress overnight.


Currently, the greatest danger is in northern Orange County,near the border of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.According to maps posted on the Los Angeles Times Web site(www.latimes.com), credit union branches located in or nearevacuation areas include the $3.7 billion Wescom Credit Union, witha branch in Anaheim Hills, the $34 million Prospectors FederalCredit Union, located in Diamond Bar, and the $542 million CreditUnion of Southern California, with a branch in Brea.


The fire may have also smoked out the party for the $920 millionOrange County's Credit Union, which had planned a Saturday grandopening of its new Yorba Linda branch.


Another fire to the north knocked out power early Saturday atSylmar's Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, where the $29 millionOlive View Employees FCU is headquartered. $1.3 million SanFernando Valley Japanese Credit Union, located at 13900 Polk Streetin Sylmar, is within boundaries of mandatory evacuation areasenforced over the weekend.

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