MAPS: A look at the 'Pawnee Fire' burning near Clearlake Oaks

Aaron Brown
July 3, 2018

Fire weather conditions remain critical. By Monday that fire, which started on June 23, was 75 percent, Cal Fire said. Evacuations exclude the city of Winters.

"While the gusting winds and glowing ridgeline certainly created an ominous sight, we were never under any direct threat or evacuation order", the statement added. Joergensen, who reported the wildfire, said it started about 20 feet (6 meters) away from the fire pit Wednesday and he tried to put it out.

A Sikorsky helicopter prepares to refill its water hold to combat the Pawnee Fire earlier this week. It started Friday afternoon.

Evacuation warnings are in effect for residents north of Quail Canyon Road, south of Highway 128, east of the Blue Ridge mountains and west of Pleasant Valley Road.

An evacuation center has been set up at the Boy Scout Cabin in Esparto, 17020 Yolo Ave.

People with questions regarding Solano County evacuations or advisories should dial (707) 398-8261.

Fire crews and air tankers are battling a 8,000-acre wildfire south of Guinda on Saturday afternoon. As of approximately 11 a.m. Sunday, the fire has moved well south of our location.

Woodland Fire Chief Rebecca Ramirez previously reported that the city is "tapped out" and can't send any more crews.

A second wildfire is also burning to the northwest of the County Fire.

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Cal Fire says strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity are fueling the blaze.

This fire is 0 percent contained and 1,328 acres.

Curry said the blaze started Sunday and officials believe it was human-caused but are investigating.

Formerly called the Guinda fire, the County Fire is burning in a somewhat rural area.

The smoky haze settling on areas to the south and west was rattling nerves near wine country communities that were devastated by deadly wildfires late previous year.

As of 5:30 p.m, 38 fire engines were fighting the fire from the ground and two DC-10 fixed-wing aircraft with the capacity to drop thousands of gallons of retardant were dispatched to the fire. 16 and the Murphy Ranch area.

There are road closures along Highway 20. It is closed between SR 53 and SR 16 at this time.

Warm Springs tribal assistant fire management officer William Wilson said the fire jumped the highway and was moving toward a neighborhood on the reservation where the evacuation notices were issued.

"After years of drought, the trees, brush and grass are still 'stressed out, ' despite the rainstorms the region has received since 2017, and that has resulted in aggressive fire activity, McLean said". Fires in red are active and fires in black are contained. "That shows you things are still very volatile". About 360 children at a camp also had to be evacuated by the Chateau Fire.

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