Both good news and challenges reported Thursday in fighting Napa wildfires | Local News


Napa County’s wildfire situation as described by fire officials on Thursday was a roller coaster of good news and bad news, of hopeful signs and of challenges.The Atlas Fire stayed away from the eastern city of Napa in part because a predicted north wind proved weaker than expected. But it …

New evacuations ordered as Napa County wildfires grow

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — Authorities are ordering all residents of the Northern California town of Calistoga to evacuate, saying “conditions have worsened” as a wildfire burns nearby in Napa County.The Napa County Sheriff’s Office said in an alert sent via cell phone and email that residents need to leave …

Massive wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties burn structures, force evacuations

//www.sfgate.com/news/article/2-big-wildfires-prompt-evacuations-in-Napa-County-12262945.php By Peter Fimrite and Demian Bulwa Updated 2:55 am, Monday, October 9, 2017 …

Harbour Grace to issue stop-work order for local dump | Local | News

Toward the end of the town’s regular council meeting held on Wednesday night, July 26, ongoing problems were once again brought forth. The town feels as though Eastern Waste Management’s dumping site on Incinerator Road is not receiving the proper care. “Eastern Waste Management is not doing their job in …

The Science of Fighting Wildfires Gets a Satellite Boost

That’s where comes in. An emerging consensus suggests that officials should spend less time thinning out forests where a fire might hit, and more time figuring out what the specific conditions are when a fire actually does. But to do that, they

Fire burning in Napa, Solano counties nearly doubles in size

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A fast-moving and destructive wildfire that began in Napa County and has burned into Solano County nearly doubled in size by Wednesday morning as evacuations and school closures remain.The blaze, dubbed the Atlas Fire, stands at 42,349 acres burned and is 3 percent contained, as …

Wildfires Still Burn in Northern California; 11 Are Dead

But all 17 fires remained active, and several of the largest had not been contained as of Monday night.Mr. Berlant said that those included the Tubbs fire in Sonoma and Napa counties, which had burned at least 27,000 acres; the Atlas Peak fire, which had burned 25,000 acres; and the …

Raging Wine Country Wildfires Force Evacuations

NAPA (CBS SF) — A wind-whipped wildfire roared to life Sunday night, quickly growing to more than 200 acres on Atlas Peak near the Silverado County Club in Napa County, triggering dozens of evacuations. The Atlas Peak fire was the largest of several wildfires burning in California’s scenic Wine Country. …