Advance halted as fire burns near Vacaville

Progress was halted due to a grass fire near Vacaville, Cal Fire said in a Sunday morning update. All evacuations have been lifted in Solano County as firefighters continue to douse hot spots. The fire is about 135 acres and is burning along Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, Cal Fire said Saturday. As of 8 p.m. Sunday, the fire is 85% contained. “Overnight and into tomorrow, firefighters will be working to strengthen containment lines and douse hot spots,” Cal Fire said Sunday. Find a map of the evacuations here. You can use the tool to search for your address. The fire started around 3:14 p.m. Saturday. The area where the fire burns had seen wind speeds of about 3 miles per hour with gusts up to 7 miles per hour, according to meteorologist Dirk Virdoorn on Saturday night. Officials Tracking Quail Fire: Solano County Office of Emergency ServicesEvacuation MapCal Fire LNU Authorities are asking anyone driving in the area to use caution and caution around emergency vehicles. They ask people to avoid the area if possible. The Napa County OES said there may be traffic delays on Highway 128 at the Napa County line. RELATED | Northern California Wildfire Resources 2022: Where to Find County Evacuation Information, Maps, Alerts and MoreHow to Minimize Fire RiskAcross the region, green fields have turned brown as grass dries. Grass fires will have the potential to spread rapidly in conditions if a fire breaks out. Firefighters urge people to be careful and make sure they have defensible space around their property. People should avoid using electrical equipment during this period and be sure to remove chains hanging from their cars. Cal Fire will also suspend burning permits for outdoor residential burning beginning Monday, May 23. This affects Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties. “We are experiencing drought conditions and extreme fire weather much earlier than usual for this time of year,” Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado division said. “While burning debris is helpful in reducing flammable vegetation, conditions in the Amador-El Dorado Unit have reached the point where burning debris presents an unacceptable risk of starting a wildfire.” the team will use to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It’s called the Fire Threat Index. This will give you an idea of ​​fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage region so you can plan ahead.| MORE LIKE THIS | 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What to know and how to stay safe. Follow the KCRA 3 news for the latest on this developing story. Learn more about our fire threat index and other information to keep you and your loved ones safe by viewing our “Wildfire Ready” special. Get the latest nightly fire threat forecast updates from Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn on KCRA 3 News at 11 p.m.

Progress was halted due to a grass fire near Vacaville, Cal Fire said in a Sunday morning update.

All evacuations have been lifted in Solano County as firefighters continue to douse hotspots.

The fire is about 135 acres and is burning along Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, Cal Fire said Saturday. As of 8 p.m. Sunday, the fire is 85% contained.

“Overnight and into tomorrow, firefighters will be working to strengthen containment lines and douse hot spots,” Cal Fire said Sunday.

Find a map of the evacuations here. You can use the tool to search for your address.

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The map shows where the Quail Fire is forcing evacuations on Quail Canyon Road.

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The fire started around 3:14 p.m. Saturday.

The area where the fire burns had seen wind speeds of about 3 miles per hour with gusts up to 7 miles per hour, according to meteorologist Dirk Virdoorn on Saturday night.

Officers tracking Quail Fire:

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Authorities are asking anyone driving in the area to exercise care and caution around emergency vehicles. They ask people to avoid the area if possible. The Napa County OES said there may be traffic delays on Highway 128 at the Napa County line.

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| RELATED | Northern California Wildfire Resources 2022: Where to Find County Evacuation Information, Maps, Alerts and More

How to minimize the risk of fire

Across the region, green fields have been turning brown as the grass dries. Grass fires will have the potential to spread rapidly in conditions if a fire breaks out.

Firefighters urge people to be careful and make sure they have defensible space around their property. People should avoid using electrical equipment during this period and be sure to remove chains hanging from their cars.

Cal Fire will also suspend burning permits for outdoor residential burning beginning Monday, May 23. This affects Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.

“We are experiencing drought conditions and extreme fire weather much earlier than usual for this time of year,” Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado division said. “While burning debris is helpful in reducing flammable vegetation, conditions in the Amador-El Dorado Unit have reached the point where burning debris presents an unacceptable risk of starting a wildfire.”

KCRA Fire Threat Index

The KCRA 3 weather team has developed a new tool that the team will use to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It’s called the Fire Threat Index. This will give you an idea of ​​fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage region so you can plan ahead.

| MORE LIKE THIS | California Wildfire 2022 Preparedness Guide: What to Know and How to Stay Safe

Stay with KCRA 3 news for the latest on this developing story.


Learn more about our fire threat index and other information to keep you and your loved ones safe by viewing our “Wildfire Ready” special. Get the latest nightly fire threat forecast updates from Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn on KCRA 3 News at 11 p.m.

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