Wildfire threatens homes in central CA - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Wildfire threatens homes in central CA

Posted: Updated:
Authorities ordered some 150 residences evacuated. (Source: KGO/CNN) Authorities ordered some 150 residences evacuated. (Source: KGO/CNN)

NAPA COUNTY, CA (KGO/CNN) - Thick, acrid smoke filled the sky on Tuesday as a wildfire threatened homes outside the town of Napa.

Authorities ordered some 150 residences evacuated.

Dry, windy conditions helped fuel the blaze.

The fire grew to about 2,500 acres in a matter of hours on Tuesday and was about 30 percent contained.

Copyright 2014 KGO via CNN. All rights reserved.

 

  • Extreme weatherMore>>

  • Gains made on California fire that burned 19 homes

    Gains made on California fire that burned 19 homes

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:18:08 GMT
    Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
    Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly 20 homes and prompted evacuation orders for 1,200 people were being dispatched to other fires after making more gains against the blaze.
  • Tornado touches down near Denver

    Tornado touches down near Denver

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:14:56 GMT
    A tornado was caught on camera near Fort Lupton, CO Monday.
    A tornado was caught on camera near Fort Lupton, CO Monday.
  • Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:55:10 GMT
    A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
    A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.
Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.