Napa County fires explode to 12,000+ acres

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NAPA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Evacuation orders in the North Bay are in place near Lake Hennessey Tuesday as the Hennessey Fire continues to grow.

Cal Fire officials report that the fire has grown to 2,700 acres and is 0% contained as of Tuesday morning.

Mandatory evacuations are in effect for the following areas:

  • Sage Canyon Rd from Chiles Pope Valley Rd to Lower Chiles Rd
  • Hwy 128 from Lower Chiles to Monticello
  • Hwy 128 from Chiles Pope Valley Road to Lower Chiles Road
  • Chiles Pope Valley Road from 128 to Lower Chiles Road
  • All of Hennessey Ridge Road

Evacuation Warning issued for the following areas:

  • Hwy 128 at Silverado Trail to Chiles Pope Valley Road, including Pritchard Hill area
  • Hwy 128 at Lower Chiles Valley Road to Turtle Rock

The following road closures are in effect:

  • Chiles-Pope Valley Road
  • Sage Canyon Road
  • Highway 128

If you are looking for shelter options, you can go to Crosswalk Church, which is the county’s evacuation shelter.

You will be required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

A second fire burning in Napa County near Lake Berryessa. That fire – the Gamble Fire – has burned 5,000 acres so far and is 0% contained as of Tuesday morning.

The third fire – the 15-10 Fire – is burning near Putah Creek Bridge and Berryessa Knoxville Road. That fire has scorched 4,500 acres and is 0% contained.

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