SONOMA, Calif. (KRON) – Deputies in Sonoma County conducted limited evacuations on Wednesday evening due to a small fire burning.

Officials say the fire was burning in the area of 1st Street West and Norrbom Road in Sonoma.

Authorities were knocking on doors in the area to alert residents to evacuate — About a dozen homes had been evacuated.

Around 5:21 p.m., the sheriff’s department reported that several road closures in the area were in place.

By 6:23 p.m., authorities reported that evacuations would remain in place for a few hours while fire crews finished knocking down the fire. No additional evacuations were necessary.