World News – US – Wildfire with ‘dangerous rate of spread’ burning in Napa County


A wildfire with « dangerous rate of spread » broke out in Napa County between Calistoga and St Helena overnight on Sunday as the bay area braces for extreme fire conditions forest

The glass fire started around 4 a.m. on 200 block of North Fork Crystal Springs Road in Deer Park The Napa County Sheriff’s Office issued an evacuation order along the Silverado Trail from Larkmead Lane north to Deer Park Road south All residents along Crystal Springs Road and North Fork Crystal Springs Road must leave immediately, and the entire Deer Park community, including Sanitarium Road, is also subject to a evacuation order Parts of Angwin are also under evacuation orders

With evacuation orders moving rapidly, please check Napa County social media for the most recent information You can also sign up for Nixle Alerts issued by Napa County here

As of 4:45 a.m. Cal Fire said the fire was only 20 acres but had a « dangerous rate of spread » – by 7 hrs it had already consumed 800 acres with 0% containment. fire is near several vineyards, including Castello di Amorosa, the fortress-shaped attraction visible from Highway 128

The National Weather Service has a fire weather watch in effect 11 am Saturday to 8 am Monday for the North Bay Mountains, East Bay Hills and Inland Valleys The greatest threat will be in North Bay

« These are significant fire issues, as all dry fuels and winds pass through and lower relative humidities, » said Brian Garcia, NWS forecaster

As high pressure builds, the region is expected to be hottest on Sunday and Monday with near-record heat that could last until Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service The interior zones will go from the 90s to the 100 basses

Wildfire, St Helena, Napa County, San Francisco Bay Area, Emergency Evacuation

World News – United States – Wildfire with a ‘Dangerous rate of spread’ burning in Napa County


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