New mandatory evacuation orders for County Fire

New mandatory evacuation orders for County Fire

New mandatory evacuation orders for County Fire

More than 3,400 fire personnel are on hand to fight the blaze, which has moved into Napa County as well.

Firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that threatens almost 1,000 homes and buildings say cooler weather may help efforts to corral the flames. Fire officials said Wednesday's cooler weather and higher humidity helped firefighters before temperatures warm up over the weekend.

Firefighters have been using aircraft, bulldozers and backfires to curb the blaze. Cal Fire officials say their goal is to have full containment of this fire by next Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The Yolo County Sheriff just ordered additional mandatory evacuations and road closures.

It has burned through 129 square miles (334 square kilometers) after igniting Saturday. The evacuation order applies to the area west of State Highway 16 to the Yolo-Lake County line, north of County Road 40 and south of the Yolo County line.

Residents in those areas were advised to be prepared to evacuate again in case conditions worsen. Some areas have been under evacuation orders for days.

No structures have been damaged or destroyed.

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