Stories related to: Rocky Fire
August 16, 2015
9:45 p.m. Sunday - Cal Fire says containment of the Jerusalem Fire in Lake and Napa counties has reached 85 percent, despite the high temperatures and winds. Acreage burned 25,156 as of early Sunday.
August 12, 2015
UPDATE: 6:24 p.m. - Cal Fire reports the Jerusalem Fire has grown to 20,500 acres in Lake and Napa Counties. Containment has moved to 16 percent. The neighboring Rocky Fire is now 95 percent contained.
August 11, 2015
UPDATE: 6:35 p.m. - Cal Fire says the Jerusalem Fire in Lake County continues to grow, now standing at 14,000 acres, with 5 percent containment. The fire now burns in both Lake and Napa counties. Additional evacuations have been ordered.
August 10, 2015
UPDATE: 6:25 a.m. - Cal Fire says the Jerusalem Fire in Lake County has grown to 6,000 acres, with 10 percent containment. Crews from the nearby Rocky Fire are being reassigned to this incident.
August 10, 2015 | Lesley McClurg
Wine growers in Lake County have been keeping a close eye on the Rocky Fire, which is California’s largest wildfire this season. Vintners and growers are hoping smoke hasn’t tainted the crop.
August 10, 2015 | Amy Quinton
The Rocky Fire in Colusa, Lake and Napa Counties has been extraordinarily unpredictable for firefighters, at one point burning 20,000 acres in five hours.
August 9, 2015
UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. Sunday - Cal Fire says containment of the Rocky Fire has reached 85 percent, with acreage burned holding at 69,636. All remaining evacuations have been lifted.