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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

Smoke rises from the Butts Fire in Napa County. (KPIX)

Cooler Weather, Calm Winds Good News For Firefighters Battling Huge Napa Blaze

A battle to extinguish a wildfire consuming thousands of acres in Northern Napa County is being aided by mild weather.

07/01/2014

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PHOTOS: Napa County’s Butts Canyon Wildfire Explodes Past 3,200 Acres

Upload and/or view some photos of the Napa County Wildfire, here…

07/01/2014

Smoke billows from a grass fire in the Santa Teresa Hills of South San Jose.

Grass Fire In South San Jose Scorches 125 Acres, 2 Firefighters Injured

Two firefighters were taken to a hospital with heat injuries Monday in a 125-acre vegetation fire southeast of San Jose that stood at about 50 percent contained by late afternoon, a fire official said.

06/30/2014

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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