Wine Country Wildfire Forces Evacuations, 5 Sq. Miles Burned
By Justin Willis
The fire burning up in Napa County is only getting bigger at this point.Dozens are forced out of their homes, as firefighters try to get a hold of a massive wildfire.This is in the Pope Valley area.As of Wednesday, it's burned through 5 square miles, and is 30% contained.5 structures are damaged, and mandatory evacuations have been ordered.Firefighters are working through the heat to get it under control.Nearly 200 homes are still threatened.There have been no reports of anyone being hurt.Investigators are trying to figure out the cause.
KMPH Fox 26 is the Central Valley's news leader, covering Fresno, California and the surrounding area, including Clovis, Madera, Hanford, Visalia, Biola, Kerman, Tranquillity, San Joaquin, Reedley, Coalinga, Avenal, Lemoore, Tulare, Selma, Caruthers, Tollhouse, Three Rivers, Porterville, and Merced.