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Butts Fire

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Butts Fire In Napa County 85-Percent Contained After Weekend Battle

Firefighters battling the Butts Canyon Fire in Napa County over the weekend have brought the blaze to 85 percent containment Sunday night, Cal Fire officials said.

07/06/2014

Napa Wild Fire 55% Contained; Evacuation Orders Lifted

A 4,300-acre vegetation fire in Napa County is 45 percent contained as of 6:45 p.m. Thursday evening as firefighters continue to make progress despite difficult conditions.

07/03/2014

Aaron and Angela Wiebe anxiously monitor progress on the Butts Fire from a Red Cross evacuation center in Middletown, Calif.

Butts Fire Forces Middletown Couple To Evacuate Their Dream Home

Aaron and Angela Wiebe were drawn to the Berryessa Heights subdivision now ravaged by the Butts fire because of Pope Valley’s natural beauty and solitude.

07/03/2014

Photo from KPIX Viewer Jasmine Mosebar of the fire in the hills south of San Jose, June 30th, 2014 (Photo: Jasmine Mosebar)

Napa County Wildfire Grows To 4300 Acres, Evacuations In Place

Over a thousand firefighters continue to battle the Butts Canyon vegetation fire in Northern Napa County that’s consumed 4,300 acres since flaring up Tuesday afternoon.

07/03/2014

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Some Homeowners Rolling Dice, Deciding Not To Evacuate Homes In Napa County Wildfire Area

While evacuation orders are in effect for hundreds of homes in the potential path of the Butts fire burning in the Pope Valley area of Napa County, but not all homeowners are leaving.

07/02/2014

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Calm Winds, High Humidity Help Firefighters Keep Napa Blaze Under Control

Calm winds and mild temperatures Wednesday help firefighters to quell a scorching wildfire that’s already consumed 3,200 acres in Northern Napa County.

07/02/2014

Chopper 5 assesses the damage from the Napa Butts Fire Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Nabs FEMA Grant To Reimburse Firefighters Battling Napa County Wildfire

Gov. Jerry Brown secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Wednesday to partially reimburse local and regional agencies responding to the 3,200-acre Butts Canyon Fire burning in Northern Napa County.

07/02/2014

The Red Cross assists Napa County fire evacuees and their pets at Middletown High School Wednesday morning. (CBS SF)

Napa County Wildfire Devours 3,800 Acres; Hundreds Moved To Emergency Shelters

Evacuations remain in effect for hundreds of homes in the Pope Valley area as firefighters worked through the night to battle a vegetation fire in Butts Canyon that has rapidly spread to 3,800 acres.

07/02/2014

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Fire In Napa County Burns Nearly 3,200 Acres, Mandatory Evacuations Continue

Temperatures have dropped and humidity has risen, giving an edge up to firefighters battling a vegetation fire in Butts Canyon that has rapidly spread to 3,200 acres.

07/01/2014

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