Wintu Fire forces evacuations in Solano County near Winters

Evacuation orders have been downgraded to warnings as a vegetation fire burns near Winters, authorities said. The Wintu fire has burned about 110 acres near the 8600 block of Wintu Way on Wednesday afternoon, Cal Fire said on social media. It is 90% contained and Cal Fire said the fire is “holding with current control … Read more

Cal Fire prepares for highly damaging fire year with early red flag warnings issued

Saturday is the earliest a red flag warning has ever been issued for the area, according to the National Weather Service in Sacramento.Winds reaching high speeds, with low humidity and high temperatures, are creating conditions fire crews deem concerning. Preparing for the worst, fire departments across Northern California added extra staff to their stations in … Read more