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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

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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Gunman In Standoff With Police At Mountain View Home; Neighbors Evacuated

Mountain View police were trying to convince a barricaded armed man to surrender Wednesday afternoon, police said.

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

KPIX 5 reporter Simon Perez took this photo of a helicopter dousing flames on a fire in Fairfield on June 20, 2014. (CBS)

5-Alarm Fire Contained In Fairfield Area After Evacuations, Buildings Burned

A 5-alarm grass fire in the Cordelia area west of Fairfield was contained Friday evening at around 5 acres, after several structures were burned and numerous homes were evacuated.

06/20/2014

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Drug Search Of Berkeley Home Sets Off Hazmat Scare, Forces Evacuations

Several homes were evacuated on Oregon Street in Berkeley and a block was closed for part of Friday morning due to suspected hazardous materials found by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies while serving a search warrant.

06/06/2014

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