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Victor Aguirre and his wife filed suit against property owner Steve Sungho Lee and the operators of Green Buddha and Smoke Tokes.
The fires are among the latest in a long summer of blazes that have scorched more than 3,500 square miles in CA, destroying hundreds of homes.
Both fires were projected to advance in the direction of Giant Forest.
The Hopkins Fire forced residents to flee Sunday afternoon in the Mendocino County town of Calpella.
The fire broke out Saturday afternoon near Castaic in northern Los Angeles County.
About 20 minutes into the response, a water truck driven by a firefighter managed to roll onto its roof.
The U.S. Forest Service identified the firefighter as Marcus Pacheco.
Many crews are shifting their focus to repairing areas — a sign of confidence that they'll continue to make progress against the wildfire.