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Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status updates – Updated 6:26 am PDT 10/13/17

This article is no longer being updated. Please click over to the newest one: Fire pushes into City of Sonoma’s NE corner driven by Red Flag winds. Containment advances on other fires. Death toll rises

This is a continuation of the now-lengthy article we have been updating since Sunday. That article can be found here: N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up.


RECENT INCIDENT NOTICES

2:59p – The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a mandatory evacuation north of Hwy 128 from Geysers Rd to Chalk Hill Rd.


By Lewis Perdue, Wine Industry Insight Executive Editor/Publisher

SUMMARY: Despite numerous air attacks and additional firefighters, wine country fires continue to consume additional acres with little increase in containment.

Fire officials are expected to issue updates in about an hour.

Complicating efforts is a new Red Flag Warning posted for winds picking up around 11 p.m. tonight and strengthening during the early morning hours of Saturday.

STATUS UPDATE October 13:

  • Death toll: 27 (Sonoma County: 17, Mendocino County:8, Napa County: 2)
  • Containment (CalFire): 0-10% depending on fire. Tubbs at 10%, Atlas at 3%.
  • Acres Burned (CalFire):  162,205 (156,365 on 10/12 and  152,816 on 10/11)  Scroll down for containment and  detailed fire-by-fire info, below maps.
  • People Evacuated: 20,000+ (no currently reliable overall data. Was 20,000 on Oct. 9)
  • People without power: 51,000 (PG&E)
  • Structures damaged: 3,500+ (A deliriously optimistic understatement from officials since no one really knows yet)
  • Weather: West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. ( National Weather Service). Good weather for firefighting until Saturday when another Red Flag warning is anticipated.
  • Wineries damaged or destroyed (click for updates)

Right-click map to view a larger image.Map Source: WildFire Viewer by Enplan. Image captured 4:56 a.m., 10/13/17

Right-click map to view a larger image. Map Source: WildFire Viewer by Enplan. Image captured 4:56 a.m., 10/13/17

This interactive map below from National Wildfire Coordinating Group offers a different view, but requires a lot of Internet and computer power to view without being balky or crashing. Click the image to go to the live online map.

Right-click map to view a larger image. Click map image to view interactive version.

Right-click map to view a larger image. Click map image to view interactive version.

Other maps as we find them at bottom of this article

DETAILED FIRE INFO FROM CAL FIRE

NOTE (5:23 a.m., 10/13/17): The acreage and containment for some of the fires is exactly the same as yesterday afternoon. We expect those will change this morning. Check back here after 9 a.m. when new numbers are likely to be available.

 

Tubbs Fire (Central LNU Complex –  Incident Update)Updated: October 12, 2017 7:36 pm
County:     Napa County
Location:     off of Hwy 128 and Bennett Ln, Calistoga
Acres Burned – Containment:     34,770 acres – 10% contained

 

Pocket Fire (Central LNU Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 7:36 pm
County:     Sonoma County
Location:     off of Pocket Ranch Rd and Ridge Ranch Rd, Geyserville
Acres Burned – Containment:     8,430 acres

 

Atlas Fire (Southern LNU Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 8:57 pm
County:     Napa County,Solano County
Location:     off of Altas Peak Rd, south of Lake Berryessa
Acres Burned – Containment:     43,762 acres – 3% contained

 

Nuns & Norrbom Fires (Southern LNU Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 7:55 pm
County:     Sonoma County
Location:     Hwy 12, north of Glen Ellen
Acres Burned – Containment:     17,798 acres – 3% contained

 

Partrick Fire (Southern LNU Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 8:57 pm
County:     Napa County
Location:     off Patrick Rd, west of Napa
Acres Burned – Containment:     10,817 acres – 2% containment

 

Pressley Fire (Southern LNU Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 7:56 pm
County:     Sonoma County
Location:     east of Rohnert Park
Acres Burned – Containment:     473 acres – 1% containment

 

Adobe Fire (Southern LNU Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 7:55 p.m.
County:     Sonoma County
Location:     near Kenwood
Acres Burned – Containment:     7,955 acres – 1% contained

 

Redwood / Potter Fires (Mendocino Lake Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 8:41 pm
County:     Mendocino County
Location:     North of Hwy 20, west of Mendocino National Forest, south of Black Bart
Acres Burned – Containment:    34,000 acres – 10% contained

 

Sulphur Fire (Mendocino Lake Complex – Incident Update) Updated: October 12, 2017 8:45 pm
County:     Lake County
Location:     off Hwy 20 and Sulphur Bank Road, Clearlake Oaks
Acres Burned – Containment:     2,500 – 55% contained

 

37 Fire:     Updated: October 12, 2017 9:02 am
County:     Sonoma County
Location:     Hwy 37 & Lakeville Highway
Acres Burned – Containment:     1,660 acres – 90% contained

 EVACUATION ZONES

Zones are so numerous and frequently updated that the best option is to check directly with the authorities whose links re below.

Cal Fire does offer some summaries which we will post here when they are available. But the most recent information will come from local fire and law enforcement agencies.

 CAL FIRE EVACUATION ZONE LIST – October 11, 2017 10:28 pm

EVACUATION ORDERS
Mandatory evacuation order for the following:
• Community of Calistoga
• Western Mine Road and Ida Clayton Road
• “Sonoma County” East of Old Red Highway on Airport Blvd. Corbett Circle to Faught Road and Old Redwood Highway
• “Annadel Heights” Woodview Drive, all streets east of Summerfield Road to Parktrail Drive
• Highway 128 at the intersection of road 93, North of Highway 128 which turns into River Road until it ends at Vanoni Road which includes East of the Russian River.
• Highway 29 from Tubbs to Western Mine Road.
• Sonoma County: Geyserville /Alexander Valley Area. Highway 128 South from River Road to Geysers Road, all of Geysers Road from Highway 128 to Cal Pine.
• River Rock Casino

o Tubbs Road to Lake/Napa County Line
o Community of Geyserville
o Community of Palomino Lakes
o Community of Middletown
o Healdsburg: Fitch Mountain Northside East of Revel Road, Southside East of Golf Course, including Hidden Acres.
o Healdsburg: Rivers Bend, Rivers End, River View (Senior Communities East of Heron Drive)
o Healdsburg: Bailach Avenue from Healdsburg Avenue, including all spur roads.
o Windsor: Chalk Hill at Pleasant, North Side of Pleasant Avenue to Old Redwood Highway, North along City Boundary to Arata Lane, North Side Arata Lane to Highway 101, Highway 101 to the Russian River, East along the Russian River to Maacam Creek to Chalk Hill Road.
o Rincon Valley Area: Highway 12 North of Franklin Drive to fire perimeter.
o Sonoma City: El Verano North of Arnold Road, Boyes Hot Springs East of Madrone Road North Side of the City of Sonoma to include the boundaries of East Madrone Road, North of Arnold Drive and South of Petaluma Avenue. Highway 12 (Napa Street) East to Lovall Valley Road.

Below, other evacuations and information from Napa, Sonoma, Solano and Mendocino Agencies

 

NAPA COUNTY

From the Napa County Sheriff’s Office:

SONOMA COUNTY

From Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office

 

SONOMA CITY

MENDOCINO COUNTY

– reports edited from Tweets

LAKE COUNTY

Lake County CA Sheriff’s Department

SOLANO COUNTY

 

Twitter accounts & #hashtags

#sonomafire

Santa Rosa

@ MendoSheriff

@ CityofNapa

#GOES16

@ NWSBayArea

From Sonoma County

Dan Chitwood

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NOTICE FROM SOLANO COUNTY

A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER has been issued by the Solano County Office of Emergency Services for the Green Valley area west of Green Valley Road from Mason, north to Valley End Lane. This means we evacuate now.

The mandatory evacuation includes:

  • ALL streets off of Green Valley Road NORTH of Rockville Road (the 4 way stop)
  • ALL streets in Green Valley Estates WEST of Green Valley Road (Paseo Arobles / Via Vaquero)
  • All streets on the WEST side of Green Valley Road from Mason Rd to Valley End
  • All of Twin Sisters Road and roads off of Twin Sisters
  • All of Joyce Lane
  • The west side of Suisun Valley Road from the Napa County line south to Rockville Road
  • North of Rockville Road from Suisun Valley to Green Valley Road

SolanoEvacMap
This evacuation DOES NOT include any area within the Fairfield City limits**
An evacuation center is open at the Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Animals are not allowed inside the buildings. That site is currently at capacity, and we are working to set up an alternate location to handle any overflow.
A large animal evacuation center is open at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo at Gate 6.
Roads in the evacuated area are CLOSED to through traffic except residents evacuating.
#AtlasFire

Instructions:

Evacuate:
-ALL streets off of Green Valley Road NORTH of Rockville Road (the 4 way stop)
-ALL streets in Green Valley Estates WEST of Green Valley Road (Paseo Arboles / Via Vaquero)
-All streets on the WEST side of Green Valley Road from Mason Rd to Valley End
-All of Twin Sisters Road and roads off of Twin Sisters
-All of Joyce Lane
-The west side of Suisun Valley Road from the Napa County line south to Rockville Road
North of Rockville Road from Suisun Valley to Green Valley Road

Address/Location
Fairfield, CA Police Department
1000 Webster St
Fairfield, CA 94533

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-428-7300

Sgt. Jeff Osgood
PIO
josgood@fairfield.ca.gov
707-428-7444

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