Smoke from Yolo fire blankets north, central Solano

Smoke from Yolo fire blankets north, central Solano

Smoke from Yolo fire blankets north, central Solano

It grew from 55 square miles (142 square kilometers) reported Sunday night and is just 3 percent contained.

Tan added that people outside the fire zone but still being exposed to smoke should stay indoors, use air conditions and keep all windows and doors closed.

On its website, the city cited mandatory evacuations in the area, poor air quality and smoke covering the town as the reason for canceling the event. "Due to Red Flag conditions, fire activity has increased", the update states.

The fires have blazed through more than 36,000 acres of land, according to Quartz.

The blaze broke out Saturday at around 2 p.m. on County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon, which prompted a complete closure of Highway 16 for some time. Duchesne County officials have issued evacuation orders for an unknown number of houses and cabins in the area.

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An evacuation center was still operating at Lower Lake High School, at 9430 Lake Street, in the southern part of Lake County.

The fire is burning at the Grand Lake Golf Course. It started Friday afternoon. Cal Fire says 110 fire engines, 12 helicopters and 18 bulldozers are now working to establish containment. Officials ordered about 300 people to leave their homes near Lake Berryessa in neighbouring Napa County as flames bore down. 128, between the Monticello Dam and Pleasant Valley Road as well as areas north of Hwy.

It moved quickly southward through Yolo County. Evacuation centers for animals are open at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds in Trinidad and at the 4H barn in La Veta, Newsweek reported. Smoke from the fire has blanketed skies over San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma and San Mateo counties. Overnight they more than doubled in size to 22,000 acres. About 116 structures faced an imminent threat as of Monday morning, he said.

California and Colorado have been hard hit this year, with the largest wildfire in Colorado, the 416 Fire, charring nearly 47,000 acres about 13 miles (21 km) north of Durango in the southwestern part of the state.

This fire is 0 percent contained and 1,328 acres. Investigators haven't released other details except to say they don't think he intentionally started the fire.

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