ST. HELENA, Calif. (KRON) — Firefighters from the CalFire Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit responded to a vegetation fire near Pope Street and Silverado in St. Helena, according to a tweet from CalFire. Evacuations were mandated for the south side of Howell Mountain to Conn Valley Road Monday evening, but later lifted.

The evacuation zone was north of Silverado Trail South, south of Howell Mountain Road South, east of Silverado Trail South – Brittany Lane, and west of Howell Mountain Road South. The evacuation order was due to an active fire presenting risk to public safety. It was lifted at 9:10 p.m.

The fire was first reported just after 5:00 p.m., the City of St. Helena said. Motorists traveling in the area are being advised to use caution and yield to emergency vehicles.

At 6:57 p.m., Cal Fire reported that the fire was approximately five acres and 50 percent contained. At 9:00 p.m., officials said the fire was 80 percent contained. Roads on Silverado Trail from Pope Street to Zinfandel Lane will be closed in both directions until 1:00 a.m.