Kincade Fire forces evacuations in Sonoma County

Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Due to the Kincade Fire burning in Sonoma County, many residents have been forced to evacuate. 

As of 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Cal Fire said that the fire had burned about 25,455 acres and 10-percent contained.

An Interactive Map by the County of Sonoma shows the areas impacted by evacuation orders and warnings.

Healdsburg, Windsor, and surrounding unincorporated areas were forced to evacuate by 4 p.m. on Saturday. That is about 50,000 people in those areas. 

Around 6 p.m. the mandatory evacuation zones expanded to the coast. Included in those evacuations are Guerneville, Jenner, Bodega Bay, Occidental, Forestville, and more.

Evacuation orders have been placed for the Dry Creek Valley area, Larkfield and Mark West Drainage, and all areas west of Healdsburg and Windsor, throughout the Russian River Valley to Bodega Bay.

Sebastopol and the northern end of Sonoma Valley remain under an evacuation advisory.

These evacuation orders have also impacted Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital and the North County Detention Facility in Santa Rosa.

Patients at Sutter will be transported to Sutter Health in Novato and California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says all inmates from the detention facility will be housed in Alameda County.

Evacuation Centers

Evacuation centers have opened in the county to assist those who have been impacted.

These centers are all small animal-friendly.

  1. Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building
    1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  2. Petaluma Fairgrounds
    100 Fairgrounds Dr, Petaluma
  3. Petaluma Veterans Building
    1094 Petaluma Blvd S, Petaluma, CA 94952
  4. Petaluma Community Center
    320 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954
  5. Sonoma County Fairgrounds (Large animals only) 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa

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