NAPA COUNTY (CBS SF) — Cal Fire is battling a vegetation fire at Wragg Canyon Road and state Highway 128 near Lake Berryessa that has forced evacuations Monday afternoon.
The so-called Canyon Fire is located 16 miles east of St. Helena, according to Cal Fire. The fire broke out at around 2:12 p.m.READ MORE: FDA Clears Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine for Immediate Use
The Napa County Sheriff’s office tweeted that residents on the south side of Wragg Canyon Road on the 6500-7000 block were being evacuated.
Vegetation fire near Lake Berryessa. Evacuations underway on south side of Wragg Canyon 6500 – 7000 block.
— Napa Co. Sheriff's Office (@NapaSheriff) July 22, 2019
Highway 128 was shut down by the fire as of around 2:30 p.m.
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Cal Fire reported that the fire had grown to 55 acres as of about 7:25 p.m. and was 60 percent contained.
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