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Napa County Wildfire 100% Contained At 190 Acres

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A wind-whipped wildfire forced evacuations in Napa. (CBS)

A wind-whipped wildfire forced evacuations in Napa. (CBS)

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NAPA (CBS SF) — A wildfire that has burned around 190 acres Napa County since Thursday is 100 percent contained, Cal Fire said Saturday evening.

The Silverado Fire, which has burned since around 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, was declared fully contained around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, according to Cal Fire officials.

The vegetation fire off Silverado Trail in the Soda Canyon area sparked the evacuations of about 50 homes and road closures on Thursday.

Residents were allowed to return home on Friday evening, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said firefighters gained the upper hand on the fire on Friday morning, and by Friday evening the blaze was about 70 percent contained.

Today, crews focused on keeping the fire contained and mopping up smoldering spots, Cal Fire Capt. Scott McLean said.

The fire has burned a total of 190 acres and destroyed an outbuilding, officials said. It was previously reported at 300 acres but has since been downgraded by Cal Fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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