Napa Valley Sees Slow Reopening of Wineries That Survived Glass FireHighway 29 in Napa County has reopened and so have a number of wineries that have suffered from road closures, smoky air and a general lack of customers.
Glass Fire Update: Highway 29, Silverado Trail Reopened; Firefighters Gain 82 Percent Containment; 642 Homes Destroyed In Napa, Sonoma Counties Across Wine Country a sense of normality was beginning to take grip early Saturday as major roadways closed by the threat of the Glass Fire were reopened, neighborhoods in St. Helena, Calistoga and Angwin repopulated, less smoke was visible on the horizon and utility crews were busy restoring electrical power to once evacuated homes.
Glass Fire: Many Evacuees Still Without Power; Crews Brought In To Help Restore ElectricityWith the Glass Fire nearly 75 percent contained as of Friday, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is assembling crews to begin the enormous task of restoring power.
Glass Fire Update: Containment Reaches 78%, Full Containment Still Days AwayThe Glass Fire is 78 percent contained, Cal Fire said in its Friday evening update. The blaze, which started in Napa County on Sept. 27 and then raced across the Mayacamas Mountains into Sonoma County, has burned 67,484 acres.
Glass Fire Update: Containment Reaches 66%; Supply Stations Open For EvacueesFirefighters logged additional progress in battling the Glass Fire burning in Napa and Sonoma counties Thursday, as more evacuation orders were downgraded or rescinded.
Glass Fire: Returning Evacuees Relieved To See Calistoga Spared From FlamesCalistoga is still here, saved from the Glass Fire which burned all the way down to the Silverado Trail just outside town.
Glass Fire: 'No Forward Progress' On Northern Edge Of Blaze; Firefighters Aided By Change In Weather An intense effort by helicopter crews and firefighters over the last 24 hours has halted the advance of the massive Glass Fire toward Lake County as containment of the 67,200-acre blaze grew to 58%
Glass Fire Update: 16 Firefighters Evaluated For Possible Carbon Monoxide Exposure; Angwin Residents Allowed To Return HomeSeveral firefighters battling the Glass Fire were evaluated for possible exposure to carbon monoxide Tuesday with one requiring further hospitalization, Cal Fire officials said.
Smoke From Glass Fire Prompts Spare The Air Alert Extension Through ThursdayContinued smoke from the Glass Fire burning in the North Bay has prompted the ongoing Spare the Air alert to be extended through Thursday, but relief from the smoke should come this weekend, officials said.
Glass Fire: Wildfires Have Some Angwin Townsfolk Wanting To Leave Wine CountryThe town of Angwin is situated in the forests of northern Napa County. The 3,000 residents here have been evacuated so many times that some are beginning to question if they should be living here at all.
Glass Fire: Extreme Weather Conditions Dissipate; Relieved Calistoga Residents Return Home; 'So Grateful Our Town Was Saved' After a week of temperatures soaring into upper 90s and triple digits, firefighters battling the massive Glass Fire finally got relief Monday from the sweltering conditions as evacuated residents returned to their Calistoga homes abandoned as a wall of flames bore down on the wine county community last week.
Record Torched: 2020 California Wildfires Have Burned More Than 4 Million AcresWildfires across California have burned "well over" 4 million acres so far this year with about two months remaining in the fire season.
Glass Fire Update: Blaze Grows To 64,900 Acres, 26 Percent Containment; 487 Homes, 316 Commercial Buildings Destroyed; Calistoga Residents Allowed To Return HomeWhile hopes soared as local meteorologists brought word of possible showers next weekend for the San Francisco Bay Area, battle-hardened Cal Fire officials were not quite as optimistic that the weather front will bring an end to the massive Glass Fire and other blazes raging across the region.
Smoke Clears Over Napa Valley Prompting Fear of Rising Temps, Fire ResurgenceEvacuations continue as the Glass Fire continues to blaze up the Napa Valley and now the clearing air may actually cause problems for firefighters.
Glass Fire Update: New Evacuation Orders Issued For Northern Napa CountyThe Glass Fire continued its march toward Lake County Sunday, triggering new evacuation orders for residents living in northern Napa County.